radicate

verb
rad·​i·​cate | \ ˈradəˌkāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of radicate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to cause to take root : plant deeply and firmly
2 : to fix or establish firmly the missionary function of the Church is radicated in … God's Providence— J. D. Hassett

intransitive verb

obsolete : to take root

radicate

adjective

Definition of radicate (Entry 2 of 2)

obsolete

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History and Etymology for radicate

Verb

Middle English radicaten, from Latin radicatus, past participle of radicare, radicari to take root, from radic-, radix root

Adjective

Latin radicatus, past participle of radicare, radicari to take root

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“Radicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radicate. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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