provocare etymology

Italian word provocare comes from Latin voco, and later Latin provoco (I call forth. I challenge. I provoke.)

Detailed word origin of provocare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
voco Latin (lat) (transitive) I call, summon, beckon (with one's voice).. (transitive) I name, designate. (transitive, by extension) I invoke, call upon (a person, especially a god). (transitive, by extension) I summon, convene, call together.. I bring or put (into a state or condition).
provoco Latin (lat) I call forth. I challenge. I provoke.
provocare Italian (ita) (transitive) to arouse. (transitive) to cause (an incident, etc.). (transitive) to provoke.

Words with the same origin as provocare

Descendants of voco
avvocato vocale vocazione voce