Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word rote. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in rote.
Definitions and meaning of rote
(Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɹəʊt/
(US) IPA(key): /ɹoʊt/
From Middle Englishrote(“custom, habit, wont, condition, state”), further origin unknown. Found in the Middle English phrase bi rote(“by heart, according to form, expertly”), c. 1300. Some have proposed a relationship either with Old Frenchrote/rute(“route”), or Latinrota(“wheel”) (see rotary), but the OED calls both suggestions groundless.
Mechanical routine; a fixed, habitual, repetitive, or mechanical course of procedure.
He could perform by rote any of his roles in Shakespeare.
Commonly found in the phrase “by rote” and in attributive use: “rote learning”, “rote memorization”, and so on.
Often used pejoratively in comparison with “deeper” learning that leads to “understanding”.
rote (comparativemore rote, superlativemost rote)
By repetition or practice.
rote (third-person singular simple presentrotes, present participleroting, simple past and past participleroted)
(obsolete) To go out by rotation or succession; to rotate.
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(transitive) To learn or repeat by rote.
[Volumnia to Corolianus] "Because that it lies you on to speak/ to th' people, not by your own instruction,/ Nor by th' matter which your heart prompts you,/ But with such words that are but roted in/ your tongue,..." Coriolanus III.ii.52-55
From Old Norserótn(“tossing, pitching (of sea)”), perhaps related to rauta(“to roar”); see hrjóta. Compare Middle Englishrouten(“to roar, bellow, storm, rage, howl”).
(rare) The roar of the surf; the sound of waves breaking on the shore. [from c. 1600]
From Middle Englishrote, from Old Frenchrote, probably of German origin; compare Middle High Germanrotte, and Englishcrowd(“a kind of violin”).
(music) A kind of guitar, the notes of which were produced by a small wheel or wheel-like arrangement; an instrument similar to the hurdy-gurdy.
Synonym of crowd.
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Old Frenchrote, Middle High Germanrotte
See the etymology of the main entry.
first-person singular present indicative of roter
third-person singular present indicative of roter
first-person singular present subjunctive of roter
third-person singular present subjunctive of roter
From Late Old Englishrōt, rōte, from Old Norserót, from Proto-Germanic*wrōts, from Proto-Indo-European*wréh₂ds. Doublet of wort(“plant”). See more at Englishroot.
root, roote, rot, rotæ
rote (pluralrotes or roten)
The root (submerged part of a plant):
A root used as food; a root vegetable or tuber.
A root employed for supposed curative or medical properties.
The foundation or base of a protuberance or extension of the body:
The root of the hair; the part of the hair within the scalp.
The root of the tooth; the part of the tooth within the scalp.
The root of a nail; the part of a nail within the skin.
The base or attached part of an organ or bodily member.
The base or attached part of a swelling or boil.
Something which generates, creates, or emanates something:
The origin of an abstract quality; that which something originally came from.
A wellspring or exemplar of an abstract quality that which something comes from.
The offspring of a certain individual or nation as a progenitor; a lineage or descent.
The foundation of a tall structure (e.g. a trunk, pole, turret)
The (or a key) foundational or core condition, essence or portion of something.
One who descends from another; a member of an individual's lineage or stock.
The base of a peak or mount; the beginning of an elevation.
A protuberance resembling or functioning like a root.
The most inner, central, or deepest part of something.
(rare, astronomy) Data used for astronomical purposes.
(rare, mathematics) A mathematical root.
Scots: ruit, rute
“rọ̄te, n.(4).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-02-23.
Traditional, customary, usual, or habitual behaviour or procedure.
“rōte, n.(2).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-02-22.
Borrowed from Old Frenchrote, from Latinchrotta, borrowed from a Germanic form such as Old High Germanhruoza, borrowed itself from a Celtic term deriving from Proto-Celtic*kruttos; compare Welshcrwth. A doublet of crowde.
rotte, roote, roowte
A musical instrument having strings and similar to a harp.
Scots: rote(rare, obsolete)
“rōte, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-02-22.
Alternative form of roten(“to rot”)
Alternative form of roten(“to root”)
Alternative form of roten(“rotten”)
Alternative form of rot
plural of rota
From Old Norseróta.
rote (present tenseroter, past tenserotaorrotet, past participlerotaorrotet)
to untidy, to make a mess
(slang) to fool around (engage in casual or flirtatious sexual acts)
rotet (or rotete)
“rote” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
From Old Norseróta.
rote (present tenserotar, past tenserota, past participlerota, passive infinitiverotast, present participlerotande, imperativerot)
Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of rotar.
First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of rotar.
Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of rotar.
Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of rotar.
Old Swedishrote, from Middle Frenchroute, roupte(“disorderly flight of troops”), literally "a breaking off, rupture," from Vulgar Latin*rupta(“a dispersed group”), literally "a broken group," from Latinrupta. Related to Englishrout.
a district (of a parish or town, for the purpose of fire fighting, road maintenance, mail forwarding, social care, etc.)
a file, a section, a squad, a pair (of soldiers, of aircraft)
med utryckta rotar
indelning av rotar!
rote in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
rote in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)
rote in Walter E. Harlock, Svensk-engelsk ordbok : skolupplaga (1964)