rejecten etymology

Middle English word rejecten comes from Latin iacio, Latin re-, English reicere

Detailed word origin of rejecten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iacio Latin (lat) (as a shadow) I project.. (figuratively) I throw out in speaking, let fall, utter, mention, declare.. I lay, set, establish, build, found, construct, erect.. I scatter, sow, throw.. I send forth, emit; bring forth, produce.. I throw, hurl, cast, fling; throw away.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
reicere English (eng)
reicio Latin (lat) (figuratively) I cast off, repel, remove, reject, repulse; deter, divert.. (figuratively) I put off to a later time, defer, postpone, delay.. (figuratively) I refer, remand or hand over to.. (figuratively) I refuse, reject, scorn, disdain, despise.. (with reflexive) I throw or cast myself back or again; throw or fling myself anywhere.. I chase, force or drive back, repel.. I throw, cast or [...]
reiectus Latin (lat)
rejecten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as rejecten

Descendants of iacio
abiect jetteson pargetten subget
Descendants of re-
rabeten re- redimer redolent regraten regreten regretten remedie remembren remewen repairen repellen replien resolven respiracioun respounse retencioun retornen retracten returnen reveue revolven reward reyne