assurer etymology

French word assurer comes from Latin securus, Old French seur, Old French -ier, Latin ad- (To.)

Detailed word origin of assurer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
securus Latin (lat) Careless, negligent. Fearless. Quiet, composed, serene. Unconcerned, untroubled, carefree.
seur Old French (fro) Sure; certain On; on top of; atop Elder, elderberry shrub or tree.
-ier Old French (fro) Indicates a profession. Indicates location, where one lives Suffix used to form infinitives of first conjugation verbs.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
a- Old French (fro) (by extension) indicating a change of state. Indicating movement towards something. Intensifying prefix.
asseurer Old French (fro) To assure; to guarantee; to promise.
asceurer Middle French (frm) To assure; to make certain; to make sure.
asseurer Middle French (frm) To assure; to make certain. To assure; to reassure.
assurer French (fra)

Words with the same origin as assurer

Descendants of securus
Sûreté assurable assurance assurantiel bien sûr pour sûr rassurer sur sureau surnaturel surtout survoler sécurité sûr sûrement sûreté
Descendants of -ier
accompagner attirer calmer collier conseiller dos dossier embrasser garder habiller journée nuit partager prisonnier profiter quartier raisonnable ranger regard risque règlement régler réglé taré tester
Descendants of ad-
accepter accident acheter aller allée alors apparemment appeler apprendre après arrive arrière arrêter asseoir assez assis attendre attention avenir avocat faire à