add etymology

English word add comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin dare, Latin do (I give.. I offer, render.. I yield, surrender, concede.)

Detailed word origin of add

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
dare Latin (lat)
do Latin (lat) I give.. I offer, render.. I yield, surrender, concede.
addo Latin (lat) I acquire.. I add.. I bring or add to; annex, augment.. I put, place, lay a person or thing to another.
addere Latin (lat)
add English (eng) (intransitive) To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase.. (intransitive, mathematics) To perform the arithmetical operation of addition.. (transitive) To append (e,g, a statement); to say further information.. (transitive) To combine elements of (something) into one quantity.. (transitive) To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).. (transitive) To [...]

Words with the same origin as add

Descendants of ad
aboard accent according accused affair agree agreement alien alley appear approach around arrive aside asleep assault attempt attend attention available huge round size tend tent
Descendants of dare
addition additional command commander commanding commandment commando commend commodore data database date die mandate mandatory recommend recommended stardate update vendor
Descendants of do
condition demand demanding edition editor rent surrender tradition traditional train traitor tray treason