root for - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] informal
present tense
I/you/we/theyroot for
he/she/itroots for
present participlerooting for
past tenserooted for
past participlerooted for
  1. root for someone to support someone in a game, competition etc

    I’m sure you’ll win. Everyone’s rooting for you.

See also main entry: root