contraho etymology

Latin word contraho comes from Latin tractare, Latin con-

Detailed word origin of contraho

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tractare Latin (lat)
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
contraho Latin (lat) (architecture) I make smaller or tapering, narrow.. I bring about, accomplish, execute, get, cause, produce, make.. I draw close or together, draw in, contract, compress, shorten, narrow, lessen, abridge, diminish.. I draw in, lessen, check, restrain.. I draw, bring or drag several objects together; collect, assemble, gather, amass.. I make a contract, conclude, transact, do business, contract.

Words with the same origin as contraho

Descendants of con-
comes comitia commune communis competere condicio coniunx constat constitutum consuetudo consul contentus continuo coram curia