praetendo

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Etymology[edit]

From prae (before, in front of) + tendō (stretch, strive for).

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present active praetendō, present infinitive praetendere, perfect active praetetendī, supine praetentum

  1. I stretch forth or forward; I extend.
  2. I spread before, hold out, place in front of.
  3. I put forward as an excuse, allege, pretend.

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References[edit]

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