inject etymology

English word inject comes from Latin iacio, Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.)

Detailed word origin of inject

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iacio Latin (lat) (as a shadow) I project.. (figuratively) I throw out in speaking, let fall, utter, mention, declare.. I lay, set, establish, build, found, construct, erect.. I scatter, sow, throw.. I send forth, emit; bring forth, produce.. I throw, hurl, cast, fling; throw away.
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
iniectare Latin (lat)
injectus Latin (lat)
inject English (eng) (intransitive) To take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs.. (obsolete, transitive) To cast or throw; used with on.. (transitive) To administer an injection to (someone or something), especially of medicine or drugs.. (transitive) To introduce (something) suddenly or violently.. (transitive) To push or pump (something, especially fluids) into a [...]

Words with the same origin as inject

Descendants of iacio
bob eject injection jet object objection objective project projector reject subject trajectory