sostituire etymology

Italian word sostituire comes from Latin statuo, and later Latin substituo (I place next to, under, or instead of. I substitute.)

Detailed word origin of sostituire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
statuo Latin (lat) I decide, make up (my mind). I erect. I establish, determine, fix (the form or character of). I hold up, stop, end. I set up, station (in an upright position).
substituo Latin (lat) I place next to, under, or instead of. I substitute.
sostituire Italian (ita) (transitive) to replace, substitute, stand in for, supersede, relay, change.

Words with the same origin as sostituire

Descendants of statuo
costituzione restituire sostituto statua