respondere etymology

Latin word respondere comes from Latin sponsare, Latin re-, Latin re (About, regarding, with reference to.)

Detailed word origin of respondere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sponsare 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.
re Latin (lat) About, regarding, with reference to.
respondere Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as respondere

Descendants of re-
recens remedium responsum retinere rursus