supply etymology

English word supply comes from Latin suppleo, Latin plica, Latin sub- (Sub-.)

Detailed word origin of supply

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
suppleo Latin (lat) (military) I fill up, furnish with a complement, recruit.. I make up the numbers, fill up, complete, make good; supply, supplement.
plica Latin (lat)
sub- Latin (lat) Sub-.
supplicare Latin (lat)
supplico Latin (lat) I humbly beseech or beg. I pray or supplicate.
sosploier Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
supplien Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
supply English (eng) (intransitive) To act as a substitute.. (transitive) To compensate for, or make up a deficiency of.. (transitive) To fill temporarily; to serve as substitute for another in, as a vacant place or office; to occupy; to have possession of.. (transitive) To fill up, or keep full.. (transitive) To furnish or equip with.. (transitive) To serve instead of; to take the place of.. (transitive) To [...]

Words with the same origin as supply

Descendants of sub-
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