therapy etymology

English word therapy comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) θεραπεύω

Detailed word origin of therapy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
θεραπεύω Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
θεραπεία Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
therapia New Latin (la-new)
therapy English (eng) (intransitive, rare) To undergo a therapy.. (transitive, rare) To treat with a therapy. Attempted remediation of a health problem following a diagnosis, usually synonymous with treatment.. Healing power or quality.. Specifically, psychotherapy.

Words with the same origin as therapy

Descendants of θεραπεύω