praetendere etymology

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

Detailed word origin of praetendere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tendo Latin (lat) I pitch (a tent).. I proceed.. I stretch, stretch out, distend, extend.. I strive for; I reach for.
prae- Latin (lat) Before; in front. In charge.
praetendere Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as praetendere

Descendants of tendo
contentus
Descendants of prae-
praesertim praesidium reddere