etymologise


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etymologise


Past participle: etymologised
Gerund: etymologising

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.etymologise - give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word); "The linguist probably etymologized the words incorrectly"; "Although he is not trained in this, his hobby is etymologizing"
educe, derive - develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
2.etymologise - construct the history of words
linguistics - the scientific study of language
reconstruct, retrace, construct - reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
References in periodicals archive ?
Both Anthea and Abrocomes are clearly speaking names, and as no reader can fail to notice, Xenophon goes so far as to etymologise the name of Anthea, when he records that her body was in bloom (enthei).