reprehendo etymology

Latin word reprehendo comes from Latin prehendere, Latin re-

Detailed word origin of reprehendo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
prehendere 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.
reprehendo Latin (lat) (legal) I convict, pass judgment on, prosecute, reprimand. (rhetoric) I refute. I blame, find fault with, censure, reprove, rebuke, reprehend, scold. I hold back, hold fast, take hold of, seize, catch. I hold fast, check, restrain; retrieve, recover, restore.

Words with the same origin as reprehendo

Descendants of re-
recens remedium responsum retinere rursus