vendor etymology

English word vendor comes from Latin venum (Something for sale, something to sell.), Latin do (I give.. I offer, render.. I yield, surrender, concede.), Latin venus (Sale, purchase.), Old French -eur ((both etymologies).), Latin dare, Spanish -dor, Portuguese -dor (Forms agent nouns from verbs; -er, -or.)

Detailed word origin of vendor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
venum Latin (lat) Something for sale, something to sell.
do Latin (lat) I give.. I offer, render.. I yield, surrender, concede.
venus Latin (lat) Sale, purchase.
-eur Old French (fro) (both etymologies).
dare Latin (lat)
-dor Spanish (spa) Forms derivatives of other nouns.. Forms nouns (usually agent nouns) and adjectives from verbs. The vowel before the suffix depends on the conjugation of the verb to which the suffix is added: -ar verbs use -ador (-adora), -er verbs use -edor (-edora), and -ir verbs use -idor (-idora).
-dor Portuguese (por) Forms agent nouns from verbs; -er, -or.
vendo Latin (lat) I sell, vend.
vendre Old French (fro) To sell.
vender Portuguese (por) (transitive) to sell.
vender Spanish (spa) (transitive) to sell.
venditor Latin (lat) One who sells for bribes and corrupt payments. Seller, vendor.
vendeor Old French (fro) Seller; vendor.
vendor English (eng) (software development) As the software vendor, to bundle one's own, possibly modified version of dependencies with a standard program.. (software development) To bundle third-party dependencies with the source code for one's own program. A person or a company that vends or sells.. A vending machine.

Words with the same origin as vendor

Descendants of do
add addition additional command commander condition data database date demand demanding die edition editor recommend recommended rent surrender tradition traditional train traitor tray treason update
Descendants of -eur
chauffeur commodore dresser grandeur hairdresser
Descendants of dare
commanding commandment commando commend mandate mandatory stardate