restart etymology

English word restart comes from English start, English re-

Detailed word origin of restart

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
start English (eng) A handle, especially that of a plough.. A tail, or anything projecting like a tail.. The arm, or level, of a gin, drawn around by a horse.. The curved or inclined front and bottom of a water wheel bucket. A sudden involuntary movement.. A young plant germinated in a pot to be transplanted later.. An appearance in a sports game from the beginning of the match.. The beginning of an activity.. [...]
re- English (eng) A completive or intensification of the base; up, a-, out. Again, anew. Back, backward.
restart English (eng) The act of starting something again. (computing) to reboot.. To start again.

Words with the same origin as restart

Descendants of re-
reborn rebuild recall recognize reconsider reconstruction recover recreate redo refill relay release remark reopen repair replace replacement reschedule reset resign resort rethink retire rewind rewrite