conduit etymology

French word conduit comes from Latin duco (I draw, pull. I lead, guide. I prolong. I think, consider.), Latin con-, Latin con

Detailed word origin of conduit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
duco Latin (lat) I draw, pull. I lead, guide. I prolong. I think, consider.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
con Latin (lat)
duce Romanian (ron) (intransitive) to lead, to go. (reflexive, with accusative) to go. (reflexive, with accusative; figuratively) to die. (transitive) to carry, to lead Duke.
conduco Latin (lat) (intransitive) I am conducive to, contribute to something by being useful, I am of use or profitable, serve.. (transitive) I connect, join, unite; close up; coagulate.. (transitive) I hire, rent, employ, take on lease, undertake; farm; bribe.. (transitive) I lead, bring or draw together; assemble, collect.
conductus Latin (lat)
conduit French (fra) Conduit (connecting pipe/channel).

Words with the same origin as conduit

Descendants of duco
andouille conducteur conduire douche duc déduction déduire enduit induit introduction introduire producteur productif production produit redoute réduction réduire réduit séduction traduction traduire éducation éduquer
Descendants of con-
combat commencer commun complet complètement comprendre compris compter concours connaissance connaître connu conseil construire contact contrat convaincre costume coucher couché couple cousin découvert
Descendants of con
Martial accointer cognomen collabo collaborateur collaboratrice commerce inviter