from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To trace and state the etymology of.
- intransitive v. To give or suggest the etymology of a word.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to find or provide etymology for a word, to find etymon for a given word
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To give the etymology of; to trace to the root or primitive, as a word.
- transitive v. To search into the origin of words; to deduce words from their simple roots.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To study etymology or the history of words; search into the origin of words.
- To provide or suggest etymologies for words. How perilous it is to etymologize at random.
- To give the etymology of; trace the etymology of; provide or suggest an etymology for.
- Also spelled etymologise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)
- v. construct the history of words
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