rechercher etymology

French word rechercher comes from Old French cerchier (To search; to seek; to look for.), Old French re- (Re- (again; once more).)

Detailed word origin of rechercher

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cerchier Old French (fro) To search; to seek; to look for.
re- Old French (fro) Re- (again; once more).
recerchier Old French (fro) To search; to look for.
rechercher French (fra) To search again, to look for again. To search for, to look for.

Words with the same origin as rechercher

Descendants of cerchier
chercher
Descendants of re-
raconter rafraîchir rappeler rassurer recommencer regard regarder regret regretter relever relâcher remarquer remplir rentrer rentré requête ressemblance ressembler ressentir retourner revoir revue réjouir réveiller