possidere etymology

Latin word possidere comes from Latin sedeo, Latin potis (Able, capable, possible.)

Detailed word origin of possidere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sedeo Latin (lat) I hold or hang fast or firm; I am established. I keep the field, remain encamped. I settle or sink down, subside. I sit in an official seat; sit in council or court, hold court, preside. I sit still; remain, tarry, stay, abide, linger, loiter; sit around. I sit, I am seated.
potis Latin (lat) Able, capable, possible.
possessum Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as possidere

Descendants of sedeo
possessio praesidium sedes
Descendants of potis
posse possum potestas