conceiven etymology

Middle English word conceiven comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.), Latin con-

Detailed word origin of conceiven

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
concipio Latin (lat) I adopt. I contain or hold. I derive (from). I devise or conceive. I grasp. I receive or catch.
conceveir Old French (fro)
conceiven Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as conceiven

Descendants of capio
acatour cacchen catour chacer chaser chasour conceptioun deceyven desayven dissayven part-takinge part-takynge perceiven receiven
Descendants of con-
accounten acomplissen cognicion comaunden companion compas comper complaynen completen complexion condescenden condicioun condien confessen conformen consecucioun contencion continuel convenient conventicule costen covercle incompleet