surrogate etymology

English word surrogate comes from Latin rogo (I ask, enquire. I request.), Latin sub

Detailed word origin of surrogate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
rogo Latin (lat) I ask, enquire. I request.
sub Latin (lat) (with ablative) about, around (time). (with ablative) at the feet of. (with ablative) behind. (with ablative) under, beneath. (with ablative) within, during. (with accusative) under, up to, up under, close to (of a motion). (with accusative) until, before, up to, about.
surrogo Latin (lat)
surrogare Latin (lat)
surrogatus Latin (lat)
surrogate English (eng) (transitive) To replace or substitute something with something else; appoint a successor. (US, _, legal) : A judicial officer of limited jurisdiction, who administers matters of probate and interstate succession and, in some cases, adoptions.. (chiefly, British) A deputy for a bishop in granting licences for marriage.. (computing) Any of a range of Unicode codepoints which are used in pairs [...]

Words with the same origin as surrogate

Descendants of rogo
arrogance arrogant interrogate interrogation
Descendants of sub
souvenir succeed success successful succession sudden suffer suffering suffice sufficient suffocate suggest suggestion summon summons support suppress suspect suspicion