Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb root_for

1 sense of root for

Sense 1
pull, root for -- (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?")
       => side -- (take sides for or against; "Who are you widing with?"; "I"m siding against the current candidate")

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