ritenere

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin retinēre, present active infinitive of retineō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ri.teˈne.re/
  • Rhymes: -ere
  • Hyphenation: ri‧te‧né‧re

VerbEdit

ritenére (first-person singular present ritèngo, first-person singular past historic riténni, past participle ritenùto, first-person singular future riterrò, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. (rare) to hold again
  2. to think, to believe, to consider
    Synonyms: considerare, credere, pensare
    ritenere qualcuno una buona personato consider someone a good person
  3. to hold back, to restrain, to stop
    Synonyms: trattenere, fermare, arrestare
  4. (figuratively) to retain (mentally), to remember, to keep in mind
  5. (figuratively, literary) to repress (anger, a desire, a revolt, etc.)
  6. {[lb|it|finance}} to retain, to withhold (a sum of money)
  7. (archaic) to keep (a secret)
  8. (archaic) to keep prisoner
  9. (archaic) to possess
  10. (archaic) to host

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