rooted in

idiom

: formed, made, or developed by using (something) as a basis
Her opinions are deeply rooted in her faith.
a dance rooted in African tradition

Examples of rooted in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since the launch of their 2011 EP Rüfüs, the trio has focused on the intersection of live instrumentation and electronic music, rooted in alluring vocals and organic tracks. Kalia Richardson, Rolling Stone, 20 Apr. 2024 It’s rooted in the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which President Joe Biden signed into law in 2022. Francis Wilkinson, The Mercury News, 18 Apr. 2024 The report also highlights a vulnerability rooted in the dramatic changes Maui experienced since the arrival of Westerners and the conversion of land into pineapple and sugar plantations in the 19th century. Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Rebecca Boone, The Christian Science Monitor, 18 Apr. 2024 The book is about caring and showing up and listening in times of need, and building community with compassion rooted in ancient Jewish teaching that is both personal and global. Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times, 16 Apr. 2024 Our approach is rooted in the work of practitioners, and is directly informed by the social sciences. IEEE Spectrum, 16 Apr. 2024 Whereas so much contemporary art is direct and in your face, his painting is rooted in the Chinese monochromatic tradition, which gives it a profound depth. Andrew Maerkle, New York Times, 15 Apr. 2024 And in central California, a migrant Latino population deeply rooted in the local culture is grappling with the impacts of a new generation of arrivals. Michael Wilner, Miami Herald, 9 Apr. 2024 Much of their reaction was rooted in the atmosphere of the ‘70s and ‘80s as women were fighting for gender equality on several fronts from work to reproductive rights. Shalene Gupta, TIME, 4 Apr. 2024

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“Rooted in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rooted%20in. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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