record etymology

English word record comes from Latin cor ((anatomy) heart. (figuratively) soul, mind.), Latin re-

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Detailed word origin of record

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cor Latin (lat) (anatomy) heart. (figuratively) soul, mind.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
recordari Latin (lat)
recorder Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) To recall; to remember. To record; to register.
record Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
record English (eng) (computing) A set of data relating to a single individual or item.. A vinyl disc on which sound is recorded and may be replayed on a phonograph.. An item of information put into a temporary or permanent physical medium.. Any instance of a physical medium on which information was put for the purpose of preserving it and making it available for future reference.. The most extreme known value [...]

Words with the same origin as record

Descendants of cor
vinyl
Descendants of re-
arrest rain reaction receive recognize regret relationship relax remain remember remove repeat reputation request rescue research respect responsibility responsible rest return revolution reward ship