Latin definition for: teneo, tenere, tenui, tentus


  • conjugation: 2nd conjugation


  1. comprehend
  2. hold, keep
  3. master
  4. possess
  5. preserve
  6. [tenere memoria => remember]
  • 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: General, unknown or too common to say

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