ouerseen etymology

Middle English word ouerseen comes from Old English sēon, Old English ofer-

Detailed word origin of ouerseen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sēon Old English (ang)
ofer- Old English (ang) Used to form nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions having intensive force, or with a sense of "going over, above".
oferseon Old English (ang) To observe, survey, see; oversee.. To overlook, neglect, despise.
ouerseen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as ouerseen

Descendants of sēon
foreseen forseen seen þurhsen
Descendants of ofer-
ouerclimben over hede over- over-hed overbiden overborde overcomen overdeed overdriven overgon overhebben overholden overlayen overlepen overleven overliven overreden oversenden oversetten overshadwen overspreden overthrouen overwerken overwinnen owerheved