detineo

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Etymology[edit]

From + teneō (hold; restrain).

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present active dētineō, present infinitive dētinēre, perfect active dētinuī, supine dētentum

  1. I hold or keep off or back, detain, check.
  2. I delay, hinder, lengthen; occupy, engage,stop

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References[edit]

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