enlever etymology

French word enlever comes from French enrager, French lever

Detailed word origin of enlever

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
enrager French (fra) (obsolete) to have rabies. To enrage, anger, infuriate. To inflame, arouse.
lever French (fra) (reflexive) to get up (out of bed). (reflexive) to rise, to stand up. (reflexive, of fog, rain and etc) to clear, to lift. (transitive) to raise, to lift The act of getting up in the morning.
enlever French (fra) (reflexive) to come out, wash off. (transitive) to kidnap, abduct. (transitive) to remove, take off, take away, clear. (transitive) to take off, remove (clothes). (transitive) to win, capture, carry off.

Words with the same origin as enlever

Descendants of lever
Levant enlèvement levage levant levier levure levée levée d'écrou relevage relèvement soulèvement