cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient
(Latin: catch, seize, take, take hold of, receive, contain, hold; caught, taken prisoner)
Don't confuse the words in this cap-, cip- unit with those in the capit-, capt-, "head; leader, chief", or "first" unit of words.
Jim was told that he would have to pay cash for his purchases because the man does not accept credit cards or checks for the gun and ammunition he was buying.2. Etymology: from French casse; from Italian cassa, "chest, box, money box"; from Latin capsa, "chest, box, repository"; which came from Latin capere "to catch, to seize, to hold".
When Leo goes into a bank, he goes to one of the windows where a cashier is waiting to take care of his monetary transactions.2. Etymology: not derived from cash, but from Dutch kassier and from French caissier, which came from caisse, "cashbox"; from Latin capsa, "chest, box, repository"; from Latin capere, "to catch, to seize, to hold".
2. To take by trapping or snaring.
3. To suddenly, accidentally, or unexpectedly discover someone or something.
4. Etymology: from Middle English cacchen, from Old North French cachier, "to chase"; from Latin captare, capere, "to seize, to take hold".
2. To go along with what is wanted or needed by someone or something: "The furniture company catered to the government's objection of showing a woman in her pajamas in its catalog."
"As a child, Jim was spoiled by his parents who catered to his every desire."3. Etymology: from Latin captare, capere, "to take, to hold".
Peggy had a reputation for being a reliable caterer and so she was busy serving many events; both private and public.
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2. Etymology: from Latin com-, "with, together" + combing form of capere, "to take".