root (someone or something) on

phrasal verb

rooted on; rooting on; roots (someone or something) on
US
: to help (someone or something) to win or succeed by expressing or showing strong support
Thousands of fans were there to root the team on.

Dictionary Entries Near root (someone or something) on

roots music

root (someone or something) on

roots rock

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“Root (someone or something) on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/root%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20on. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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