register etymology

English word register comes from Latin gero, Latin re-, Latin gerere, Latin regerere, and later Latin regero (I carry back. I record. I retort.)

Detailed word origin of register

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gero Latin (lat) I carry (on), conduct, wage. I carry, bear. I have or possess (of traits). I wear (i.e. have on clothing).
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.
gerere Latin (lat)
regerere Latin (lat)
regestus Latin (lat)
regero Latin (lat) I carry back. I record. I retort.
regesta Late Latin (LL)
registrum Malayalam (mal)
register English (eng) (computing) A small unit of very fast memory that is directly accessible to the central processing unit, and is mostly used to store inputs, outputs or intermediate results of computations.. (linguistics) A style of a language used in a particular context.. (mostly, US). (music) An organ stop.. (music) The range of a voice or instrument.. (printing) The exact alignment of lines, margins and [...]

Words with the same origin as register

Descendants of gero
digest digestive exaggerate gesture registry suggest suggestion
Descendants of re-
arrest rain reaction receive recognize record regret relationship relax remain remember remove repeat reputation request rescue research respect responsibility responsible rest return revolution reward ship
Descendants of regerere