tenent

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tenent (they hold).

Noun[edit]

tenent (plural tenents)

  1. (obsolete) A tenet.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, partition II, section 2, member 6, subsection iv:
      Tully, 3 Tusc., cites Epicurus as a chief patron of this tenent.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

tenent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of teneō

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Noun[edit]

tenent m (plural tenents)

  1. (military, Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) lieutenant

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) litinent