sustineo

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Etymology[edit]

From sub + teneō (hold; restrain).

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present active sustineō, present infinitive sustinēre, perfect active sustinuī, supine sustentum

  1. I hold up or upright, uphold, keep up, bear up, support, sustain, tolerate.
  2. I hold or keep back or in, stay, check, restrain, control.
  3. I keep back, put off, defer, delay.
  4. I uphold, sustain, maintain, preserve; guard, protect.
  5. I undergo, endure, deign, withstand, hold out.

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References[edit]

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