Latin definition for: abstineo, abstinere, abstinui, abstentus


  • conjugation: 2nd conjugation


  1. abstain, fast
  2. avoid
  3. keep hands of
  4. refrain (from)
  5. withhold, keep away/clear
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Very frequent, in all Elementry Latin books, top 1000+ words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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