attent etymology

Middle English word attent comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin tendere, Latin attineo

Detailed word origin of attent

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
attendo Latin (lat) I direct or turn toward.. I pay attention, attend (to).
atente Old French (fro)
attent Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as attent

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 tent
Descendants of tendere
atenden contencion intenden tenden tendre