prosecutor etymology

English word prosecutor comes from Latin sequor ((with accusative) I follow, come or go after.), Latin pro-

Detailed word origin of prosecutor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sequor Latin (lat) (with accusative) I follow, come or go after.
pro- Latin (lat) (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of. (temporally) prior, fore-. Action directed forward or in front. Advantage. Bringing into being, forth, or into the open. Downward and forward movement. Forward direction, forward movement. Prominence.
prosequi Latin (lat)
prosecutor Malayalam (mal)
prosecutor English (eng) (law) a person, as a complainant, victim, or chief witness, who institutes prosecution in a criminal proceeding.. (law) a prosecuting attorney.

Words with the same origin as prosecutor

Descendants of sequor
consequence et execute execution persecution prosecute prosecution pursue sec second secondary sector sequel sequence stop subsequent sup
Descendants of pro-
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