abattement etymology

French word abattement comes from French abattre, French -ment

Detailed word origin of abattement

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
abattre French (fra) (pronominal) to descend upon with violence or furor. (pronominal, of lightning) to strike. (reflexive) to fall down, especially of tall things, such as trees. To butcher; to slaughter for meat. To cut down (a tree). To destroy or demolish (a wall). To shoot dead.
-ment French (fra) Used to form adverbs (from the feminine form of an adjective), most of the time equivalent to the English -wise, -ly. Used to form nouns from verbs, usually of action or state resulting of them. Equivalent to the English -ment.
abattement French (fra) (business, rare) A discount.. (finance, or, legal) A type of allowance or tax deduction.. A diminution of physical or moral strength; dejection; exhaustion; despondency.

Words with the same origin as abattement

Descendants of abattre
abat-jour abat-vent abat-voix abatis abattable abattage abattant abatteur abattis abattoir
Descendants of -ment
absolument apparemment autrement certainement changement clairement comment complètement directement doucement facilement finalement franchement gouvernement heureusement honnêtement justement mouvement normalement parfaitement précédemment tellement totalement également évidemment