administrator etymology

English word administrator comes from Latin ministro, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin ad- (To.)

Detailed word origin of administrator

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ministro Latin (lat) I attend, wait upon, especially at table. I do, execute, carry out. I manage, govern, take care of.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
administro Latin (lat) (figuratively) I take charge of, direct, manage, administer, do, accomplish; govern. I attend upon, assist, serve.
administrator Latin (lat) Manager, conductor, administrator.
administrator English (eng) (computing) One who is responsible for software installation, management, information and maintenance of a computer or network. (legal) A person who manages or settles the estate of an intestate, or of a testator when there is no competent executor; one to whom the right of administration has been committed by competent authority. One who administers affairs; one who directs, manages, [...]

Words with the same origin as administrator

Descendants of ministro
administer 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 ad-
accept accident add address admit appreciate arrest assume attorney disappear rest