discuss etymology

English word discuss comes from Latin discussus

Detailed word origin of discuss

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
discussus Latin (lat)
discusser Anglo-Norman (xno)
discuss English (eng) (obsolete, transitive) To break to pieces; to shatter.. (obsolete, transitive) To deal with, in eating or drinking.. (obsolete, transitive) To drive away, disperse, shake off; said especially of tumors.. (transitive) To converse or debate concerning a particular topic.. (transitive, legal) To examine or search thoroughly; to exhaust a remedy against, as against a principal debtor before [...]

Words with the same origin as discuss

Descendants of discussus