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From ad- +‎ teneō (hold; restrain).



attineō (present infinitive attinēre, perfect active attinuī, supine attentum); second conjugation

  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.


   Conjugation of attineo (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present attineō attinēs attinet attinēmus attinētis attinent
imperfect attinēbam attinēbās attinēbat attinēbāmus attinēbātis attinēbant
future attinēbō attinēbis attinēbit attinēbimus attinēbitis attinēbunt
perfect attinuī attinuistī attinuit attinuimus attinuistis attinuērunt, attinuēre
pluperfect attinueram attinuerās attinuerat attinuerāmus attinuerātis attinuerant
future perfect attinuerō attinueris attinuerit attinuerimus attinueritis attinuerint
passive present attineor attinēris, attinēre attinētur attinēmur attinēminī attinentur
imperfect attinēbar attinēbāris, attinēbāre attinēbātur attinēbāmur attinēbāminī attinēbantur
future attinēbor attinēberis, attinēbere attinēbitur attinēbimur attinēbiminī attinēbuntur
perfect attentus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect attentus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect attentus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present attineam attineās attineat attineāmus attineātis attineant
imperfect attinērem attinērēs attinēret attinērēmus attinērētis attinērent
perfect attinuerim attinuerīs attinuerit attinuerīmus attinuerītis attinuerint
pluperfect attinuissem attinuissēs attinuisset attinuissēmus attinuissētis attinuissent
passive present attinear attineāris, attineāre attineātur attineāmur attineāminī attineantur
imperfect attinērer attinērēris, attinērēre attinērētur attinērēmur attinērēminī attinērentur
perfect attentus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect attentus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present attinē attinēte
future attinētō attinētō attinētōte attinentō
passive present attinēre attinēminī
future attinētor attinētor attinentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives attinēre attinuisse attentūrus esse attinērī attentus esse attentum īrī
participles attinēns attentūrus attentus attinendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
attinēre attinendī attinendō attinendum attentum attentū

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