rehearse etymology

English word rehearse comes from Anglo-Norman reherser

Detailed word origin of rehearse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
reherser Anglo-Norman (xno)
rehersen Middle English (enm)
rehearse English (eng) (ambitransitive) To practice by recitation or repetition in private for experiment and improvement, prior to a public representation, especially in theater. (transitive) To narrate; to relate; to tell.. (transitive) To repeat, as what has been already said; to tell over again; to recite.. (transitive, theatre) To cause to rehearse; to instruct by rehearsal.

Words with the same origin as rehearse

Descendants of reherser
rehearsal