autrement etymology

French word autrement comes from French -ment, French autre (Another. Other.)

Detailed word origin of autrement

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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.
autre French (fra) Another. Other.
autrement French (fra) Differently, in another way or manner. Otherwise.

Words with the same origin as autrement

Descendants of -ment
absolument apparemment certainement changement clairement comment complètement directement doucement facilement finalement franchement gouvernement heureusement honnêtement justement mouvement normalement parfaitement précédemment tellement totalement également évidemment