contrecarrer etymology

French word contrecarrer comes from French carrer (To square (a number).), French contre- (Counter-, anti-.)

Detailed word origin of contrecarrer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
carrer French (fra) To square (a number).
contre- French (fra) Counter-, anti-.
contrecarrer French (fra) To thwart; to stymie.

Words with the same origin as contrecarrer

Descendants of carrer
carrable carre carrure
Descendants of contre-
contrechamp contreculture contrefaçon contremarque contremine contrepartie contrepied contrepoison contresens contresigner contrespionnage contreterroriste contrevérité contrordre