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You are viewing the etymology of event meaning: (Verb) (obsolete, intransitive) To be emitted or breathed out; to evaporate.. (obsolete, transitive) To expose to the air, ventilate.(obsolete, intransitive) To be emitted or breathed out; to evaporate.. (obsolete, transitive) To expose to the air, ventilate.. You may also see other English etymologies of event.
English word event comes from Latin evanescere, Latin ventus (A wind Arrival.), Latin -one(-onem|m), Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) esventer ((transitive) to air.).

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Event detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
evanescere Latin (lat)
ventus Latin (lat) A wind Arrival.
-one(-onem|m) Latin (lat)
esventer Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) (transitive) to air.
*exvento Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I expose to air.
éventer French (fra) (dated) to air, ventilate (expose to the air). (nautical) to expose to the wind. (reflexive, of foods) to go off, go stale, go flat. (transitive, reflexive) to fan.
event English (eng) (obsolete, intransitive) To be emitted or breathed out; to evaporate.. (obsolete, transitive) To expose to the air, ventilate.

Words with the same origin as event

Descendants of ventus
vent ventilation