ressort etymology

French word ressort comes from French sortir, French reconqueste

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Detailed word origin of ressort

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sortir French (fra) End, closing (intransitive) to exit, go out, come out. (transitive) to take out, bring out.
reconqueste French (fra)
ressortir French (fra) (intransitive, followed by à) to come under the jurispendence [of] (intransitive, taking auxiliary être) to go or come back out; to go/come out again. (transitive, taking the auxiliary avoir) to take back out; to take out [again]. (usually, impersonal, taking the auxiliary avoir, followed by de) to emerge from, according to evidence. To stand out.
ressort French (fra) (legal) jurisdiction, responsibility, remit.

Words with the same origin as ressort

Descendants of sortir
Descendants of reconqueste