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 Dictionary entry overview: What does root word mean? 

ROOT WORD (noun)
  The noun ROOT WORD has 1 sense:

1. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

  Familiarity information: ROOT WORD used as a noun is very rare.

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ROOT WORD (noun)

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(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


root word; stem; root; theme; radical; base

Context example:

thematic vowels are part of the stem

Hypernyms ("root word" is a kind of...):

descriptor; form; signifier; word form (the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something)

Domain category:

linguistics (the scientific study of language)

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