Associations to the word «Grassroots»


GRASSROOTS, adjective. Of, or relating to people or society at the local level; of the grass roots
GRASSROOTS DEMOCRACY, noun. (dated) The political processes which are driven by groups of ordinary citizens, as opposed to larger organizations or wealthy individuals with concentrated vested interests in particular policies.

Dictionary definition

GRASSROOTS, adjective. Fundamental; "the grassroots factor in making the decision".
GRASSROOTS, adjective. Of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group; "a grassroots movement for nuclear disarmament".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn