inspect etymology

English word inspect comes from Latin specio (I observe, watch, look at.), Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.)

Detailed word origin of inspect

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
specio Latin (lat) I observe, watch, look at.
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
inspicio Latin (lat) I consider or contemplate. I examine or inspect. I observe.
inspectum Latin (lat)
inspect English (eng) To examine critically or carefully; especially, to search out problems or determine condition; to scrutinize.. To view and examine officially.

Words with the same origin as inspect

Descendants of specio
aspect despicable despise despite disrespect disrespectful expect expected expecting inspection inspector respect respected respectful species specific specifically specimen spectacle speculation spice spicy suspect suspicion