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  1. root forverb

    Synonyms:
    barrack for, support

  2. root forverb

    To encourage a favored person, team, or result.

    Synonyms:
    barrack for, support

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pull, root forverb

    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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  1. James Penn:

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

  2. President Barack Obama:

    That's when America soars, when we look out for one another and we take care of each other, when we root for one another's success, when we strive to do better and to be better than the generation that came before us and try to build something better for generations to come, that's why we do what we do. That's the whole point of public service.

  3. Tucker Carlson:

    Good evening, everyone. I'm Tucker Carlson. I'm like if a pair of boat shoes came to life, and I'm Laura Ingraham, and when I watch Harry Potter I root for Voldemort.

  4. Bubba Watson:

    You hear a lot of 'Go Dawgs!' You hear a lot of barking, when you get to see that many people from a school, it is like a fraternity. You can root for those people. Obviously, I want to beat them all, but you root for them and cheer them on.

  5. Shawn Levy:

    If you didn't root for these kids the way all of us do, we wouldn't be where we're at -- either commercially or critically.

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