empire etymology

English word empire comes from Latin paro (I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.), Latin im-, Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.)

Detailed word origin of empire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
paro Latin (lat) I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.
im- Latin (lat)
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
inperare Latin (lat)
inperium Latin (lat)
empire English (eng) A group of states or other territories that owe allegiance to a foreign power.. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.. A political unit that controls at least one kingdom under its vassalage.. A state ruled by an emperor.. An expansive and wealthy corporation.

Words with the same origin as empire

Descendants of paro
apparatus celestial compare comparison emperor empress imperative imperial parachute parade prepare repair scuba separate separation sever severance
Descendants of im-
immortal immortality impatient impeccable impose