prehensionem etymology

Latin word prehensionem comes from Latin prae- (Before; in front. In charge.), Latin *hendo

Detailed word origin of prehensionem

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
prae- Latin (lat) Before; in front. In charge.
*hendo Latin (lat)
prehendo Latin (lat) (figuratively, rare, of the mind) I seize, apprehend, comprehend, grasp. (of trees) I take root. (poetic) I reach, arrive at, attain. (poetic) I take in, reach or embrace with the eye. I detain someone in order to speak with him, accost, lay or catch hold of. I lay hold of, seize, grasp, grab, snatch, take, catch. I take by surprise, catch in the act.
prehensionem Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as prehensionem

Descendants of prae-
praesertim praesidium reddere