purposen etymology

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

Detailed word origin of purposen

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.
purposen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as purposen

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