recevoir etymology

French word recevoir comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.), Latin re-

Detailed word origin of recevoir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
recepta Latin (lat)
*recipio Latin (lat)
*recipēre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
recevoir Old French (fro) To receive.
recevoir Middle French (frm)
recevoir French (fra) To receive.

Words with the same origin as recevoir

Descendants of capio
acceptable accepter achat acheter autour cache caché capable capacité chasser conception déception décevoir exception excepté occupation occuper occupé participe prince principal recette réception récupérer
Descendants of re-
arrêt arrêter fiston raconter rappeler regard regarder reine relation remettre rentrer rentré reposer reprendre respect responsable rester retourner revenir revoir réfléchir réparer répondre réponse