Übersetzung von “root” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countableroot /rut, rʊt/
the parts of a plant that grow down into the ground
racine feminine

the oak tree's massive roots
les énormes racines du chêne
the part of a tooth, hair, or nail that grows under the skin
racine feminine

the roots of your hair/teeth
les racines de vos dents/cheveux
the cause of sth bad
racine feminine , origine feminine

the root of the problem
l'origine du problème

the root of this worrying behavior
l'origine de ce comportement inquiétant
plural sb's family and its history
racines feminine plural

The family's roots are in Eastern Europe.
Les racines de la famille se trouvent en Europe de l'est.
take root
(of an idea) to begin to be accepted or believed

Slowly, the plan took root in his mind.
Lentement le projet s'imposa dans son esprit.


verb phrasalroot: root for /rut, rʊt/
to support a particular competitor or team

I'm rooting for the Bears to win.
J'encourage les Bears pour la victoire.

(Übersetzung von “root” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ruːt/

the part of a plant that grows under the ground and draws food and water from the soil

Trees often have deep roots
Carrots and turnips are edible roots.

the base of something growing in the body

the roots of one’s hair/teeth.

cause; origin

origine, racine
Love of money is the root of all evil
We must get at the root of the trouble.

(in plural) family origins

racines, origines
Our roots are in Scotland.
root beer

a kind of non-alcoholic drink made from the roots of certain plants

a bottle of root beer.
root crop

plants with roots that are grown for food

racines alimentaires
The farm has three fields of root crops.
root out

to pull up or tear out by the roots

arracher, déraciner
The gardener began to root out the weeds.

to get rid of completely

We must do our best to root out poverty.
take root

to grow firmly; to become established

prendre racine
The plants soon took root.


verb /ruːt/

to poke about in the ground

fouiller (avec le museau)
The pigs were rooting about for food.

to search by turning things over etc

She rooted about in the cupboard.

(Übersetzung von “root” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)