instans etymology

Latin word instans comes from Latin sto

Detailed word origin of instans

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
insto Latin (lat) (ambitransitive) I stand upon, set foot on.. (ambitransitive, with accusative or dative) I assail, press upon, harass.. (intransitive) I am pressing, draw nigh, approach, threaten.. (intransitive, with dative) I urge, pursue, insist.. (transitive) I urge (forward), ply.
instans Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as instans

Descendants of sto
constat constitutum institutus praestare restituere status