visible etymology

English word visible comes from Proto-Indo-European *wóyde (To have seen, to know.), Latin -ionem

Detailed word origin of visible

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*wóyde Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To have seen, to know.
-ionem Latin (lat)
*widēō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) See.
*widtós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Known. Seen.
*wissos Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
video Latin (lat) (passive) I am regarded, seem, appear. (passive, used impersonally) It seems proper or right. I look (at), consider, reflect (upon). I look out for, see to, care for, provide, make sure. I observe, note. I see, perceive; look (at). I understand, perceive, comprehend.
video English (eng) (dated) VHS.. A short film clip, with or without audio (as in a music video, or one of the plethora of user-generated short movies on sites such as YouTube).. Motion picture stored on VHS or some other format.. Television, television show, movie. (Britain) To record a television program. (Britain) To record using a video camera, to videotape.
visibilis Late Latin (LL)
visible English (eng) Able to be seen.

Words with the same origin as visible

Descendants of *wóyde
advise advisor envy evidence guidance guide guy luxury provide review supervisor survey television verdict vice video view vision visit visitor visual wet wit witness