administration etymology

English word administration comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin ministrare

Detailed word origin of administration

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
ministrare Latin (lat)
administro Latin (lat) (figuratively) I take charge of, direct, manage, administer, do, accomplish; govern. I attend upon, assist, serve.
administrationem Latin (lat)
administration Old French (fro)
administracioun Middle English (enm)
administration English (eng) (countable) A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.. (uncountable) The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.. (uncountable) [...]

Words with the same origin as administration

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 ministrare
administer