praesum etymology

Latin word praesum comes from Latin fui, Latin prae- (Before; in front. In charge.)

Detailed word origin of praesum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fui Latin (lat)
prae- Latin (lat) Before; in front. In charge.
praesum Latin (lat) I am before something. I command, have command, be in command of, have charge of, be in charge of. I lead, take the lead. I preside or rule over.

Words with the same origin as praesum

Descendants of fui
abesse es esse essent esset est estis esto fore fores foret forsitan fortasse interesse possum sis sum
Descendants of prae-
praesertim praesidium reddere