contineo

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From con- (together) + teneō (I hold)

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VerbEdit

present active contineō, present infinitive continēre, perfect active continuī, supine contentum

  1. I hold or keep together/close, surround, contain; connect.
  2. (of places) I enclose, bound, limit; comprise.
  3. I detain, restrain, repress, enclose.
  4. I check, curb, stop, tame, subdue.
  5. I comprise, involve, contain.

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ReferencesEdit

  • contineo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 18 March 2014, at 12:00