Demonstrate etymology


English word demonstrate comes from Latin monstro, and later Latin demonstrare ("be thou shown; be thou proven". "to show; to prove".)

Etymology of demonstrate

Detailed word origin of demonstrate

Dictionary entry Language Definition
monstro Latin (lat) I advise, teach. I appoint, ordain.. I denounce, indict.. I show, point out, indicate.
demonstrare Latin (lat) "be thou shown; be thou proven". "to show; to prove".
demonstrate English (en) To display the method of using an object.. To participate in or organize a demonstration.. To show the steps taken to create a logical argument or equation.. To show, display, present.

Words with the same origin as demonstrate

Descendants of monstro

demonstration muster