absorbeo etymology

Latin word absorbeo comes from Latin sorbere, Latin ab-

Detailed word origin of absorbeo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sorbere Latin (lat)
ab- Latin (lat) Absence of. At a distance. Completely, thoroughly. From, away, away from. More remote. Off.
absorbeo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I absorb, engross.. I absorb, submerge.. I swallow down, devour.

Words with the same origin as absorbeo

Descendants of sorbere
resorbens sorbilis sorbire