Meaning of “put down roots” in the English Dictionary

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"put down roots" in British English

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put down roots

If you put down roots in a place where you have moved to live, you make new friends and join in new activities there so that you feel it is your home.

(Definition of “put down roots” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"put down roots" in American English

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put down roots

to feel that you belong in a place:

Very quickly, settlers in Oregon built towns and put down roots.

(Definition of “put down roots” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)