Origin of com-
Examples from the Web for com
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I was to have had two thousand francs a year as the Princess's com—if the Princess was satisfied.The Motor Maid|Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
We com' w'ere we need de hoss we hont de ranch an' git mor' hoss.Prairie Flowers|James B. Hendryx
I will show you how much when I com home to father and Pokton.Janice Day|Helen Beecher Long
It is exceedingly gratifying to me that I have com- pelled you to say that "Paine died a blaspheming Infidel."The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 5 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
I didn't know precisely what a compact was, but I shook hands, because most things which begin with "com" are pleasant.The Heather-Moon|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
the internet domain name for
- a process in which a computer output is converted direct to microfiche or film, esp 35 or 16 millimetre film
- (as modifier)a COM machine
Word Origin for COM
Word Origin for com-
word-forming element usually meaning "with, together," from Latin com, archaic form of classical Latin cum "together, together with, in combination," from PIE *kom- "beside, near, by, with" (cf. Old English ge-, German ge-). The prefix in Latin sometimes was used as an intensive.
Before vowels and aspirates, reduced to co-; before -g-, assimilated to cog- or con-; before -l-, assimilated to col-; before -r-, assimilated to cor-; before -c-, -d-, -j-, -n-, -q-, -s-, -t-, -v- assimilated to con-.