abusen etymology

Middle English word abusen comes from Latin utor, Latin ab, and later Latin abusus (Consumption. Wasting.)

Detailed word origin of abusen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
utor Latin (lat) I consume.. I enjoy, take advantage of.. I experience, undergo, encounter.. I use, employ.. I wear.
ab Latin (lat) (source of action or event) by, of. (time) after, since. At, on, in. From, away from, out of.
abutor Latin (lat) I misuse, abuse; use improperly.. I use up, exhaust, consume (entirely).. I waste, squander.
abusus Latin (lat) Consumption. Wasting.
abuser Middle French (frm)
abusen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as abusen

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