adverse etymology

French word adverse comes from Latin vertere, Latin verto, Latin ad- (To.)

Detailed word origin of adverse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vertere Latin (lat)
verto Latin (lat) I exchange. I retreat. I reverse (transitive). I translate. I turn around. I turn, revolve.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
adverto Latin (lat) I give or draw attention to. I steer or pilot (a ship). I turn to or towards.
advertere Latin (lat)
adversus Latin (lat)
adverse French (fra) Adverse.

Words with the same origin as adverse

Descendants of vertere
adversaire adversité anniv anniversaire avers controverse divers divorce envers inverse invertir verlan vertebre vertèbre vertèbre cervicale vertèbre lombaire vortex
Descendants of verto
ailleurs avertir conversion convertir prose revers unifier univers vers versant versement verser version verso versus versé vertige
Descendants of ad-
accepter accident acheter aller allée alors apparemment appeler apprendre après arrive arrière arrêter asseoir assez assis assurer attendre attention avenir avocat dos dossier faire à