attendere etymology

Latin word attendere comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin tendo, Latin tendere, Latin attineo

Detailed word origin of attendere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
tendere Latin (lat)
attineo Latin (lat) (used impersonally) I am useful or important.. (used impersonally) I belong somewhere, pertain or relate to, concern.. I bring or hold to or near.. I hold fast, keep, detain, hold back, delay.. I hold possession of, retain, occupy, preserve, keep, guard.. I stretch or reach out to.
attendo Latin (lat) I direct or turn toward.. I pay attention, attend (to).

Words with the same origin as attendere

Descendants of ad
accedere accessit atque
Descendants of tendo
contentus