dressage etymology

French word dressage comes from French -age, French dresser

Detailed word origin of dressage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
dresser French (fra) (reflexive) to stand. (transitive) to erect, put up. (transitive) to lift, raise. (transitive) to pitch (a tent). (transitive) to set, lay out. (transitive) to tame (lion etc), break in (horse), to train (an animal).
dressage French (fra) Dressage. Training.

Words with the same origin as dressage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage
Descendants of dresser
dressable dresseur dressoir