record etymology

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

You can also see our other etymologies for the English word record. Currently you are viewing the etymology of record with the meaning: (Verb) (ambitransitive, obsolete) To sing or repeat a tune.. (intransitive) To fix in a medium, usually in a tangible medium.. (intransitive) To make an audio, video, or multimedia recording.. [...](ambitransitive, obsolete) To sing or repeat a tune.. (intransitive) To fix in a medium, usually in a tangible medium.. (intransitive) To make an audio, video, or multimedia recording.. [...]

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.
recorden Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
record English (eng) (ambitransitive, obsolete) To sing or repeat a tune.. (intransitive) To fix in a medium, usually in a tangible medium.. (intransitive) To make an audio, video, or multimedia recording.. (obsolete) To reflect; to ponder.. (transitive) To make a record of information.. (transitive) To make an audio or video recording of.. (transitive, intransitive, obsolete) To repeat; to practice.. [...]

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