assets etymology

English word assets comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Late Latin ad satis, Latin satis (Adequately, sufficiently Enough, filled, plenty.)

Detailed word origin of assets

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
ad satis Late Latin (LL)
satis Latin (lat) Adequately, sufficiently Enough, filled, plenty.
*ad satis Latin (lat) To sufficiency.
asez Old French (fro) Enough; sufficiently.
assets English (eng) (finance) Any property or object of value that one possesses, usually considered as applicable to the payment of one's debts.. (legal) Sufficient estate; property sufficient in the hands of an executor or heir to pay the debts or legacies of the testator or ancestor to satisfy claims against it.. Any goods or property properly available for the payment of a bankrupt's or a deceased person's [...]

Words with the same origin as assets

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 satis
asset season seasonal soul