reset etymology

English word reset comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.), Latin re-

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Detailed word origin of reset

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.
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.
recepta Latin (lat)
receite Old French (fro) Receipt (action of receiving).
receipt English (eng) To give or write a receipt (for something).. To put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; to mark a bill as having been paid. (archaic in New England and rural US since end of 20th century, elsewhere since middle of 20th century) A recipe, instructions, prescription.. (in the plural) A quantity or amount received; takings.. (obsolete) A receptacle.. (obsolete) A recess; a retired place.. [...]
reset English (eng) (Scots law) the crime of knowingly and dishonestly receiving stolen goods, or harbouring an outlaw.

Words with the same origin as reset

Descendants of capio
accept accepted cap capacity catch chase concept deceive deception except exception exceptional intercept occupation occupy participate perception prince principle purchase receive reception recipe recover recovery
Descendants of re-
arrest rain reaction recognize record regret relationship relax remain remember remove repeat reputation request rescue research respect responsibility responsible rest return revolution reward ship