subverten etymology

Middle English word subverten comes from Latin verto, and later Latin subverto (I destroy or subvert. I overturn, upset, overthrow.)

Detailed word origin of subverten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
verto Latin (lat) I exchange. I retreat. I reverse (transitive). I translate. I turn around. I turn, revolve.
subverto Latin (lat) I destroy or subvert. I overturn, upset, overthrow.
subvertir Old French (fro)
subverten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as subverten

Descendants of verto
adversitee adverten diverten traversen unisoun