reprehensus etymology

Latin word reprehensus comes from Latin prehendo, Latin re-

Detailed word origin of reprehensus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.
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.
reprendere Latin (lat)
reprehensus Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as reprehensus

Descendants of re-
recens remedium responsum retinere rursus