interview etymology

English word interview comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) entre- ((chiefly verbal prefix) reciprocally; to each other.), Old French (842-ca. 1400) vëoir

Detailed word origin of interview

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
entre- Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) (chiefly verbal prefix) reciprocally; to each other.
vëoir Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
entrevëoir Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
entreveue Anglo-Norman (xno)
interview English (eng) To ask questions of (somebody); to have an interview.. To be interviewed; to attend an interview. (obsolete) An official face-to-face meeting of monarchs or other important figures. [16th-19th c.]. A conversation in person (or, by extension, over the telephone, Internet etc.) between a journalist and someone whose opinion or statements he or she wishes to record for publication, broadcast [...]

Words with the same origin as interview

Descendants of entre-
interfere interference