purpos etymology

Middle English word purpos comes from Latin pro, Latin pauso (I halt, cease, pause.. I rest in the grave.)

Detailed word origin of purpos

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
pauso Latin (lat) I halt, cease, pause.. I rest in the grave.
purposer Old French (fro) To propose; to make a proposition.
purpos Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as purpos

Descendants of pro
processioun profit proponen proporcion proscriben proscripcion protesten pur purposen
Descendants of pauso
supposen suppositorie