enhance etymology

English word enhance comes from Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.), Latin adoleo

Detailed word origin of enhance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
adoleo Latin (lat) I emit an odor, smell. I consume or destroy by fire, burn.. I magnify or pile up with for sacrifice; burn, sacrifice.
*inaltare Late Latin (LL)
enhaucier Old French (fro) To elevate. To enhance.
enhauncer Anglo-Norman (xno)
enhauncen Middle English (enm)
enhance English (eng) (intransitive) To be raised up; to grow larger.. (obsolete) To lift, raise up.. (radiology) To take up contrast agent (for an organ, tissue, or lesion).. To augment or make something greater.. To improve something by adding features.

Words with the same origin as enhance

Descendants of adoleo
altar