retranchement etymology

French word retranchement comes from French -ment, French retrancher

Detailed word origin of retranchement

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ment French (fra) Used to form adverbs (from the feminine form of an adjective), most of the time equivalent to the English -wise, -ly. Used to form nouns from verbs, usually of action or state resulting of them. Equivalent to the English -ment.
retrancher French (fra) (archaic, transitive) to kill, to snuff out, to bump off. (intransitive) to cut down. (reflexive) to take shelter. (reflexive, military) to entrench oneself. (transitive) to cut off (exclude, from e.g. society). (transitive) to deduct, take away, cut out (delete).
retranchement French (fra) Entrenchment. Subtraction, deduction.

Words with the same origin as retranchement

Descendants of -ment
absolument apparemment autrement certainement changement clairement comment complètement directement doucement facilement finalement franchement gouvernement heureusement honnêtement justement mouvement normalement parfaitement précédemment tellement totalement également évidemment