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Italian word smettere comes from Italian s-, Italian mettere.

Smettere etymology ?

Smettere detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
s- Italian (ita) Reduced form of dis-.. Used as an intensifier.. Used in a privative sense: a-, de-, un-.. Used to derive verbs from a noun, adjective or verb.. Used to express a pejorative sense.. Used to form verbs that have a sense of undoing an action: de-, dis-, un-.. Used to form verbs with a sense of exit, separation: dis-, ex-, trans-.. Used to form words that have an opposing sense: un-, in-.
mettere Italian (ita) (intransitive) to don, put on, draw up. (intransitive) to give, lead onto. (intransitive) to suppose. (transitive) to bet, wager. (transitive) to charge (item on sale). (transitive) to cut (new teeth). (transitive) to deposit. (transitive) to put, place, lay, set.
smettere Italian (ita) (transitive, or, intransitive) to stop or cease.

Words with the same origin as smettere

Descendants of s-
escludere escluso sbattere sbrigare scaricare scommessa scommettere scomparire sconosciuto scoprire scordare sfida sfiga sforzo sparire spezzare spezzato spiaggia spietato sportello spostare svenire sviluppo svolgere
Descendants of mettere
promesso promettente