adressen etymology

Middle English word adressen comes from Old French drescer, Old French a-

Detailed word origin of adressen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
drescer Old French (fro)
a- Old French (fro) (by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix.
adrecier Old French (fro) (reflexive, se adrecier) to stand up straight. (transitive) to correct. (transitive) to point in the right direction. (transitive) to straighten.
adressen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as adressen

Descendants of drescer
dresser dressor dressure
Descendants of a-
abaisen abaishen abaisse abassen abesse abetement abetten abutten adaunten afere affeeble affere amusen attournen avisen