attineo

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Etymology[edit]

From ad + teneō (hold; restrain).

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present active attineō, present infinitive attinēre, perfect active attinuī, supine attentum

  1. I bring or hold to or near.
  2. I hold fast, keep, detain, hold back, delay.
  3. I hold possession of, retain, occupy, preserve, keep, guard.
  4. I stretch or reach out to.
  5. (used impersonally) I belong somewhere, pertain or relate to, concern.
  6. (used impersonally) I am useful or important.

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References[edit]

  • attineo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879