appropriate etymology

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

Detailed word origin of appropriate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
proprio Latin (lat)
approprio Latin (lat)
appropriatus Latin (lat)
appropriaten Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
appropriate English (eng) (obsolete) Set apart for a particular use or person; reserved.. Suitable to the social situation or to social respect or social discreetness; socially correct; socially discreet; well-mannered; proper.. Suitable or fit; proper. (transitive) To set apart for, or assign to, a particular person or use, especially in exclusion of all others; with to or for.. (transitive) To take to oneself; to [...]

Words with the same origin as appropriate

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