produire etymology

French word produire comes from Latin ducere ("be thou led, be thou guided". "to lead, to guide".), Latin pro, Latin pro-

Detailed word origin of produire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ducere Latin (lat) "be thou led, be thou guided". "to lead, to guide".
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
pro- Latin (lat) (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of. (temporally) prior, fore-. Action directed forward or in front. Advantage. Bringing into being, forth, or into the open. Downward and forward movement. Forward direction, forward movement. Prominence.
produco Latin (lat) (figuratively) I bring into use, make, invent devise, produce.. (figuratively) I draw or drag out, lengthen out, prolong, protract.. (figuratively) I lead or induce someone to do something, entice.. (figuratively) I plant, cultivate.. (figuratively) I raise, promote, advance.. (figuratively, of time) I pass, spend.. (grammar, of pronunciation) I lengthen, prolong.. I advance, draw out.. I [...]
produire Middle French (frm) To produce; to yield; to give.
produire French (fra) (reflexive) to happen, take place (of an event). (reflexive) to perform (of a singer, etc.). (transitive) to produce, to yield.

Words with the same origin as produire

Descendants of ducere
douche manger rééduquer scantrad traduction traductologie traduire éduquer
Descendants of pro
pour pour-cent pour-compte pourboire pource pourcent pourtant purin
Descendants of pro-
emprunter poursuite poursuivi poursuivre pro processus procès procédure producteur production produit professeur profession professionnel profit projet promotion propos proposer protection protéger protégé provoquer prudence prudent