approach etymology

English word approach comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin propio, Latin proximus

Detailed word origin of approach

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
propio Latin (lat)
proximus Latin (lat) (substantive) the latest, most recent, last. (substantive) the next. Adjoining. Nearest, next Nearest person or thing. Neighbour.
appropiō Late Latin (LL)
appropio Late Latin (LL)
appropio Latin (lat) (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) I approach, come near to.
appropiāre Late Latin (LL)
aprochier Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (transitive) to approach.
aprochen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
approach English (eng) (intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.. (intransitive, figuratively) To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate.. (transitive) To come near to in place, time, character, or value; to draw nearer to.. (transitive, military) To take approaches to.. To bring near; to cause to draw near.. To make an attempt at (solving a [...]

Words with the same origin as approach

Descendants of ad
aboard accent according accused affair agree agreement alien alley appear around arrive aside asleep assault attempt attend attention available huge round size tend tent
Descendants of proximus
proximity proxy