contendo

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Galician[edit]

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contendo

  1. gerund of conter

Italian[edit]

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contendo

  1. first-person singular present of contendere

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From con- (with, together) + tendō (stretch, extend; contend).

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Verb[edit]

present active contendō, present infinitive contendere, perfect active contendī, supine contentum

  1. I hurry
  2. I stretch, draw tight, make taut, strain.
  3. I place together in comparison, compare, contrast.
  4. (music) I tune (by stretching the strings).
  5. (of weapons) I shoot, hurl, dart, throw.
  6. (of places) I extend, reach, stretch.
  7. (with infinitive) I exert myself vigorously to do something, apply myself with zeal to, go to.
  8. (in auctions) I vie with in bidding, bid against.
  9. (with accusative or infinitive) I assert, affirm earnestly, maintain or contend energetically.
  10. (intransitive) I dispute, fight, contend against, compete, vie with.
  11. (intransitive, often with ab) I demand, ask, solicit, entreat, beg earnestly, seek to gain.
  12. (intransitive, figuratively) I exert, pursue or strive for eagerly, strain eagerly, stretch.
  13. (intransitive, figuratively) I seek to arrive at, march, journey hastily to, hasten, press forward, go, advance rapidly.

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

contendo

  1. gerund of conter