repello etymology

Latin word repello comes from Latin re-, Latin pulsare

Detailed word origin of repello

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
pulsare Latin (lat)
repello Latin (lat) (figuratively) I drive away, reject, remove, discard; keep off, hold back, ward off, repulse.. (figuratively) I reject, refuse, refute, confute, repel.. I drive, push or thrust back or away; reject, repulse, repel.

Words with the same origin as repello

Descendants of re-
recens remedium responsum retinere rursus