overbiden etymology

Middle English word overbiden comes from Old English bīdan, Old English bidan (To stay, to remain. To wait, to wait for.), Old English ofer-

Detailed word origin of overbiden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bīdan Old English (ang)
bidan Old English (ang) To stay, to remain. To wait, to wait for.
ofer- Old English (ang) Used to form nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions having intensive force, or with a sense of "going over, above".
oferbīdan Old English (ang)
oferbidan Old English (ang) To outlive, outlast, survive; overlive.
overbiden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as overbiden

Descendants of bīdan
Descendants of bidan
Descendants of ofer-
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