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Root for   /rut fɔr/   Listen
Root for

Take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for.  Synonym: pull.  "I'm pulling for the underdog" , "Are you siding with the defender of the title?"

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"Root for" Quotes from Famous Books

... Robert who helped me root for Skid in the first place, he's tickled to death, and he tells me confidential how they're goin' to get the directors together at a big banquet that evenin' and have a reg'lar lovefeast, with Skid at ...
— On With Torchy • Sewell Ford

Words linked to "Root for" :   pull, side

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