compliment etymology

Romanian word compliment comes from Latin instrumentum, Latin complere, and later Latin complementum (Complement (that which fills up or completes).)

Detailed word origin of compliment

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
instrumentum Latin (lat) (collective) supply, provision. (general) paraphernalia, equipment. An instrument, tool, utensil. Records, documents.
complere Latin (lat)
complementum Latin (lat) Complement (that which fills up or completes).
compliment Romanian (ron)

Words with the same origin as compliment

Descendants of complere
complet incomplet