retracten etymology

Middle English word retracten comes from Latin traho

Detailed word origin of retracten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
traho Latin (lat) (by extension) I attract the support of, win over.. (figuratively) I attract, draw (someone; their attention). I drag.. I draw out, prolong.. I extract, withdraw.. I plunder, squander.. I trail.
retraho Latin (lat) I drag back, fetch back, bring back a person.. I draw again or anew; bring to light again, make known again.. I draw or pull back, withdraw; call back, remove; withhold; divert.
retractus Latin (lat)
rētractō Late Latin (LL)
retracter Old French (fro)
retracten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as retracten

Descendants of traho
abstractive nombre noumbre number numbre tracen traht treten trety