entendre etymology

French word entendre comes from Old French entendre (To hear. To understand.), Middle French entendre (To hear. To understand.)

Detailed word origin of entendre

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
entendre Old French (fro) To hear. To understand.
entendre Middle French (frm) To hear. To understand.
entendre French (fra) (archaic) to understand. (dated) to demand. (dated) to know. (formal) to mean. (intransitive) to be able to hear. (literary) to listen to. (pronominal) to be good or competent at something.. (rare) to desire; to wish; to intend. (reflexive) to agree with each other.. (reflexive) to have good relations with; to get on.. To hear.

Words with the same origin as entendre

Descendants of entendre
entendeur entente