dispute etymology

English word dispute comes from Latin putare, Latin puto, Latin dis-

Detailed word origin of dispute

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
putare Latin (lat)
puto Latin (lat) (figuratively) I arrange, settle. (figuratively) I judge, suspect, suppose. (figuratively) I ponder, consider, think about. (figuratively) I value, esteem, deem, regard, consider. I clean, cleanse. I trim, prune, lop.
dis- Latin (lat) Asunder, apart, in two. Reversal, removal. Utterly, exceedingly.
disputo Latin (lat) I discuss, debate or argue. I estimate or compute. I preach.
desputer Old French (fro)
disputen Middle English (enm)
dispute English (eng) An argument or disagreement, a failure to agree.. Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate. (intransitive) To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another.. (obsolete) To struggle against; to resist.. (transitive) To make a subject of disputation; to [...]

Words with the same origin as dispute

Descendants of putare
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Descendants of puto
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Descendants of dis-
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