deploy etymology

English word deploy comes from Latin dis-, Latin plica, and later Old French (842-ca. 1400) des- (De-; dis-.)

Detailed word origin of deploy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dis- Latin (lat) Asunder, apart, in two. Reversal, removal. Utterly, exceedingly.
plica Latin (lat)
des- Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) De-; dis-.
pleier Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (Anglo-Norman).
displico Latin (lat) (Late Latin) I scatter.
displicare Malayalam (mal)
desploiier Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To unfold.
desploier Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) (transitive) to unfold; top unfurl; to unroll.
déployer French (fra) (military) to deploy (troops, etc.). To spread out, to unfold.
deploy English (eng) (military, dated) deployment (computing) To install, test and implement a computer system or application.. (transitive) To prepare and arrange (usually military unit or units) for use.. (transitive, intransitive) To unfold, open, or otherwise become ready for use.

Words with the same origin as deploy

Descendants of dis-
address debate defeat delay dessert difference different difficult dinner direct direction director disagree disappear discipline discover discuss disguise display distance distant district dress dressed dressing