abaisser etymology

French word abaisser comes from Old French a (Belonging to. To. Towards.), Old French baissier (To lower.), Latin ad- (To.), Latin *bassio

Detailed word origin of abaisser

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
a Old French (fro) Belonging to. To. Towards.
baissier Old French (fro) To lower.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
*bassio Latin (lat)
a- Old French (fro) (by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix.
*adbassio Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I lower.
abaissier Old French (fro) (reflexive, s'abaissier) to prostrate oneself. To lower, to reduce.
abaisser French (fra) (figuratively, reflexive, transitive) To humble oneself, demean oneself, stoop; abase, degrade, humiliate.. (literally, transitive) To lower; to reduce; to bring down. (reflexive, transitive) To come or go down; to descend.

Words with the same origin as abaisser

Descendants of a
jusqu'à à à bientôt
Descendants of baissier
abaissable abaissant baisser
Descendants of ad-
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