obtineo

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Etymology[edit]

From ob + teneō (hold; restrain).

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present active obtineō, present infinitive obtinēre, perfect active obtinuī, supine obtentum

  1. I have, occupy, possess, hold.
  2. I preserve, keep, maintain, uphold; persist in.
  3. I assert, show, prove, demonstrate, maintain.
  4. I gain, acquire, obtain, achieve, win.
  5. I maintain myself, prevail, last, stand, continue, succeed.

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References[edit]

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