requite etymology

English word requite comes from Middle English re-, Middle English quite

Detailed word origin of requite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
re- Middle English (enm)
quite Middle English (enm)
requite English (eng) To retaliate.. To return something (usually something figurative) that has been given; to repay; to recompense.

Words with the same origin as requite

Descendants of re-
unrequited