con etymology

English word con comes from Latin cum (With.)

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Detailed word origin of con

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cum Latin (lat) With.
contra Latin (lat) Across from, opposite. Against Against. Contrary to. In return, back. Opposite to. Otherwise.
con English (eng) (computing) A reserved word in MS-DOS applications, likely an abbreviation for console.. A disadvantage of something, especially when contrasted with its advantages (pros).

Words with the same origin as con

Descendants of cum
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