absolut etymology

Middle English word absolut comes from Latin solvo, Latin ab

Detailed word origin of absolut

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
solvo Latin (lat) Cancel, remove, destroy. Dissolve, break up, separate. Loosen, untie, undo; free [up], release, acquit, exempt. Pay [up], fulfil. Relax, slacken, weaken. Solve, explain. To dismiss (troops). To get rid of (feelings). To let down (hair). To open (a letter). To raise (a siege). To set sail (ships). To undermine. To unfurl.
ab Latin (lat) (source of action or event) by, of. (time) after, since. At, on, in. From, away from, out of.
absolvo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I complete, finish.. (figuratively) I pay off.. (legal) I absolve, acquit, declare innocent.. I loosen from, make loose, detach, untie.
absolvieren German (deu) (theology) to absolve (pronounce free or give absolution from sin). To pass (successfully complete).
absolutus Latin (lat)
absolut Middle French (frm)
absolut Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as absolut

Descendants of solvo
absolucioun absolven resolven
Descendants of ab
abiect abjuren abnegacioun abolisshen abounde abrogat absence abundaunce abundaunt abundauntly abusioun adverten avancen avantage avauncen avauntage habaundance sans sconce sconse sense skonce