atenden etymology

Middle English word atenden comes from Latin tendo, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin tendere, Latin attineo, Old English ontendan

Detailed word origin of atenden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
tendere Latin (lat)
attineo Latin (lat) (used impersonally) I am useful or important.. (used impersonally) I belong somewhere, pertain or relate to, concern.. I bring or hold to or near.. I hold fast, keep, detain, hold back, delay.. I hold possession of, retain, occupy, preserve, keep, guard.. I stretch or reach out to.
ontendan Old English (ang)
attenta Latin (lat)
atendre Old French (fro) To wait.
tenden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as atenden

Descendants of tendo
attencioun attenden attent contencion entenden ententif extenden intenden ostentacioun tenden tent tente
Descendants of ad
abbreviacioun abbreviaten abrood accusacion adewe admynistren adred adue affere aline aouren appetit approbacioun apreven aqueinten ariht assemblen asteorten asterten auntren avetrol prodige seuere
Descendants of tendere
tendre