occupare etymology

Italian word occupare comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.), Latin ob

Detailed word origin of occupare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.
ob Latin (lat) Against; facing. In the direction of, to, towards. On account of, according to, because of, due to, for (the purpose of).
occupo Latin (lat) I anticipate, make the first move. I employ, make use of. I occupy, fill, take up. I seize, invade, take possession of.
occupare Italian (ita) (transitive) to employ, find a job. (transitive) to occupy, take over, squat in. (transitive) to occupy, take up, fill.

Words with the same origin as occupare

Descendants of capio
accettare caccia cacciare cacciata capace capacità capire capisce concetto eccetto eccezione occupato occupazione partecipare partecipazione percepire percezione preoccupare recuperare recupero ricetta ricevere ricevimento riscatto
Descendants of ob
occasionale occasione occidente offendere offerto offrire oggetto osservare osservatore osservazione ostacolo ovviamente ovvio preoccupante preoccupato uccidere ucciso