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Synonyms for root for

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  1. root for(verb)

    Synonyms:
    barrack for, support

  2. root for(verb)

    To encourage a favored person, team, or result.

    Synonyms:
    barrack for, support

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pull, root for(verb)

    take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for

    "We all rooted for the home team"; "I'm pulling for the underdog"; "Are you siding with the defender of the title?"

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How to use root for in a sentence?

  1. Kabbalah:

    We must learn not to disassociate the airy flower from the earthy root, for the flower that is cut off from its root fades, and its seeds are barren, whereas the root, secure in mother earth, can produce flower after flower and bring their fruit to maturity.

  2. Lily James as Cinderella:

    It's the story of the underdog, that you root for the girl who has nothing but deserves so much more because she's so good and kind.

  3. Steve Asmussen:

    We are eagerly anticipating Tenfold’s running at the 2018 Belmont Stakes, a significant race in the circuit and one where we’re confident his skills will be showcased, we thank Sentient Jet and Homes For Our Troops for choosing us to be a part of this important movement and look forward to giving them and their guests a solid contender to root for come race day.

  4. James Penn:

    This year the feeling is different, they're looking out for each other. They give us something to root for.

  5. Vice President Joe Biden:

    We may be given a gift from the Lord in the presidential race here, i don't know who to root for more -- (Sen. Ted) Cruz or...what's that guy's name? He's having a fundraiser for veterans tonight, I'm told.

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