recipio etymology

Latin word recipio comes from Latin capere, Latin re-

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Detailed word origin of recipio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capere Latin (lat)
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
recipio Latin (lat) (by extension, of a city) I recapture.. I receive. I take back (i.e., regain possession of something).. I take upon myself, undertake, accept (esp. when done as a duty or under an obligation. Cf. suscipiō).

Words with the same origin as recipio

Descendants of capere
captus princeps
Descendants of re-
recens remedium responsum retinere rursus