absolvo etymology

Latin word absolvo comes from Latin solvere, Latin ab-

Detailed word origin of absolvo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
solvere Latin (lat)
ab- Latin (lat) Absence of. At a distance. Completely, thoroughly. From, away, away from. More remote. Off.
absolvo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I complete, finish.. (figuratively) I pay off.. (legal) I absolve, acquit, declare innocent.. I loosen from, make loose, detach, untie.