dick etymology

English word dick comes from English declare, Latin declaratio

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Detailed word origin of dick

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declare English (eng) (intransitive) To make a declaration.. (intransitive, cricket) For the captain of the batting side to announce the innings complete even though all batsmen have not been dismissed.. (intransitive, politics) For a constituency in an election to officially announce the result. (obsolete, transitive) To make clear, explain, interpret.. (transitive) To affirm or state something emphatically.. [...]
declaratio Latin (lat) The act of making clear; a disclosure, exposition, declaration.
declaration English (eng) (computing) The specification of a variable's type.. (cricket) The act, by the captain of a batting side, of declaring an innings closed.. (legal) In common law, the formal document specifying plaintiff’s cause of action, including the facts necessary to sustain a proper cause of action, and to advise the defendant of the grounds upon which he is being sued.. A list of items for various [...]
dick English (eng) (obsolete) A declaration.

Words with the same origin as dick

Descendants of declare
declaration