responsabile etymology

Italian word responsabile comes from Latin spondeo, Latin re-, Latin re (About, regarding, with reference to.)

Detailed word origin of responsabile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spondeo Latin (lat) I guarantee. I promise for another; I become security for a person, enter bail.. I promise or engage in marriage, betroth.. I promise, bind or pledge myself, contract, vow.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
re Latin (lat) About, regarding, with reference to.
respondeo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I measure up. (of a sound) I re-echo, resound. I am present, I appear, attend. I make a return, yield. I meet or answer (a charge). I meet, agree, accord or correspond with, conform to, answer for. I reply, answer, respond.
responsus Latin (lat)
responsable French (fra) Person in charge Responsible.
responsabile Italian (ita) Culprit. Person responsible, manager, person in charge Responsible, accountable, liable, in charge.

Words with the same origin as responsabile

Descendants of spondeo
rispondere sponsor sposa sposo
Descendants of re-
arresto raccogliere reazione recente relazione resistere respirare restare rete revisione ricevere richiesta ricordare ricordo rifugio rimanere rimasto riposare riposo ripreso risolto risolvere rispetto