censor etymology

Latin word censor comes from Latin -ator, Latin censeo

Detailed word origin of censor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ator Latin (lat) Enlarged form of -tor, used to form agent nouns; -ator, -er.
censeo Latin (lat) I assess.. I count or reckon.. I decree, vote or determine.. I give an opinion.. I recommend.. I think, suppose or judge.
censor Latin (lat) A critic, especially a severe one of morals and society. Censor. Provincial magistrate with similar duties.

Words with the same origin as censor

Descendants of censeo
censens census excisus percensio recensens recensio recensitus recensus succensio