apparatus etymology

English word apparatus comes from Latin paro (I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.), Latin ad- (To.)

Detailed word origin of apparatus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
paro Latin (lat) I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
apparo Latin (lat) (with dative) I provide or equip in addition to.. I prepare or make ready for something, put in order, provide, furnish, equip, organize.
apparatus Latin (lat) A providing. Magnificence, splendor, pomp. Preparation, a getting ready. Supplies, material. Tools, implements, instruments, engines.
apparat French (fra) Pomp, ceremony.
Apparat German (deu) (telephony, short for Telefonapparat) phone. Apparatus, device.
apparatus English (eng) (firefighting) A vehicle used for emergency response.. (gymnastics) Any of the equipment on which the gymnasts perform their movements.. A bureaucratic organization, especially one influenced by political patronage.. A complex machine or instrument.. An assortment of tools and instruments.. The entirety of means whereby a specific production is made existent or task accomplished.

Words with the same origin as apparatus

Descendants of paro
celestial compare comparison emperor empire empress imperative imperial parachute parade prepare repair scuba separate separation sever severance
Descendants of ad-
accept accident according add address admit affair agree alien appear appreciate around arrest arrive aside asleep assume attention attorney available disappear huge rest round size