exciten etymology

Middle English word exciten comes from Latin de, Latin cito (I cause to move, excite.. I summon.), Latin excio, Latin citare

Detailed word origin of exciten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]
cito Latin (lat) I cause to move, excite.. I summon.
excio Latin (lat) I call or bring out or forth, summon. I frighten, terrify.. I produce, cause.. I rouse, excite, start, stir.
citare Latin (lat)
excito Latin (lat) (transitive) I bring forth: I raise, build. (transitive) I call forth: I rouse, awaken, summon. (transitive, figuratively) I bring out: I encourage, revive, excite, stimulate, set in motion. (transitive, figuratively) I call upon: I cite.
exciter Old French (fro)
exciten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as exciten

Descendants of de
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