enroot


enroot

verb

Definition of ENROOT

1
to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set <everyone remembers that special teacher who enrooted within them a love of learning>
Related Words drive, hammer, pound; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), fix, lodge, root; imbue, infuse, ingrain (also engrain), inoculate, invest, steep, suffuse
2
to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter <a deeply enrooted tradition of respect for the elderly>
Synonyms bed, embed (also imbed), enroot, fix, impact, implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root
Related Words imbue, infuse, instill; beat (into), drive (into); establish, place, put, settle, stick
Antonyms dislodge, root (out), uproot

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