avoco etymology

Latin word avoco comes from Latin vocare, Latin ab-

Detailed word origin of avoco

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vocare Latin (lat)
ab- Latin (lat) Absence of. At a distance. Completely, thoroughly. From, away, away from. More remote. Off.
avoco Latin (lat) (legal) I reclaim, recall, withdraw, confiscate.. I call off or away, withdraw, divert, remove, separate, turn.. I dissuade, discourage, divert.. I distract or divert someone's attention.. I divert by cheering; cheer, amuse, occupy.. I interrupt, hinder.. I revoke, disavow.