respectus etymology

Latin word respectus comes from Latin spectare, Latin re-

Detailed word origin of respectus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spectare 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.
respicio Latin (lat) I have regard for, consider; respect.. I look behind, look back at or upon, look to, look around.
respectus Latin (lat) (followed by the genitive) regard, consideration, respect (for). Looking back (at). Respite, relief (from).

Words with the same origin as respectus

Descendants of spectare
spectabilis spectaculum spectans
Descendants of re-
recens remedium responsum retinere rursus