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plant vs root

root vs plant

plant and root both are nouns.

plant and root both are verbs.

As verbs, root is a hyponym of plant; that is, root is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than plant:
  • plant: put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
  • root: plant by the roots
Other hyponyms of plant include puddle, checkrow, bed, dibble, afforest, forest, replant, tree.
plant (noun) root (noun)
buildings for carrying on industrial labor (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion the place where something begins, where it springs into being
an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
something planted secretly for discovery by another a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number
the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair
plant (verb) root (verb)
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground take root and begin to grow
fix or set securely or deeply come into existence, originate
set up or lay the groundwork for cheer for
place into a river plant by the roots
place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive dig with the snout
put firmly in the mind become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
cause to take roots

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