HyperDic: etymologise

English > 2 senses of the word etymologise:
VERBcommunicationetymologise, etymologizegive the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)
cognitionetymologise, etymologizeconstruct the history of words
English > etymologise: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningGive the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word).
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymetymologize
Broaderderive, educeDevelop or evolve from a latent or potential state
English > etymologise: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningConstruct the history of words.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymetymologize
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Broaderreconstruct, construct, retracereassemble mentally

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