assurance etymology

English word assurance comes from Latin ad- (To.), Latin securus

Detailed word origin of assurance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad- Latin (lat) To.
securus Latin (lat) Careless, negligent. Fearless. Quiet, composed, serene. Unconcerned, untroubled, carefree.
asseurer Old French (fro) To assure; to guarantee; to promise.
asseurance Old French (fro) Truce or agreement.
assuraunce Middle English (enm)
assurance English (eng) (legal) Any written or other legal evidence of the conveyance of property; a conveyance; a deed. In England, the legal evidences of the conveyance of property are called the common assurances of the kingdom. (William Blackstone (1723-1780)). (obsolete) Betrothal; affiance.. Excess of boldness; impudence; audacity. Firmness of mind; undoubting, steadiness; intrepidity; courage; confidence; [...]

Words with the same origin as assurance

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
Descendants of securus
assure reassure secure security sure