Process etymology


English word process comes from Latin cedere, Latin pro, and later Latin procedo (I proceed, advance, appear.)

Etymology of process

Detailed word origin of process

Dictionary entry Language Definition
cedere Latin (lat)
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
procedo Latin (lat) I proceed, advance, appear.
procés Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Journey.
process English (en) (anatomy) A structure that arises above a surface.. (anatomy) Successive physiological responses to keep or restore health.. (biology) An outgrowth of tissue or cell.. (computing) A task or program that is or was executing.. (legal) Documents issued by a court in the course of a lawsuit or action at law, such as a summons, mandate, or writ.. (manufacturing) A set of procedures used to [...]

Words with the same origin as process

Descendants of cedere

procedure proceed recess success succession

Descendants of pro

purchase pure purpose