Definition of contineo
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Orthography ID = 1003532
1.
LEM
contineō, continēre, continuī, contentus
com-
verb (2nd conjugation)
  1. to hold together, bound, limit, comprise, enclose, surround, environ
  2. to keep together, keep in a body
  3. to shut in, hem in, surround, hold
  4. to hold fast, keep, hold in place, retain
  5. to keep, detain, shut in, hold, restrain, repress
  6. to comprise, contain, comprehend
Abbreviations
contineō tinuī, tentus, ēre com-+teneo, to hold together, bound, limit, comprise, enclose, surround, environ: ut trabes artē contineantur, Cs.: oppidum pons continebat, made a connection with, Cs.: hiberna milibus passuum C continebantur, were comprised within, Cs.: loci naturā continentur, are shut in, Cs.: artes inter se continentur, hang together: Zonarum trium contentus fine, O.

—To keep together, keep in a body: uno in loco legiones, Cs.: navīs ibi, Cs.: exercitum, L.

—To shut in, hem in, surround, hold: munitionibus contineri, Cs.: angustissime Pompeium, Cs.

—To hold fast, keep, hold in place, retain: quod recepit: merces (opp. partiri): (naves) copulis continebantur, Cs.: parta a maioribus, Ta.

—To keep, detain, shut in, hold, restrain, repress: manūs, keep hands off, T.: unde manum continuit? H.: sub pellibus milites, Cs.: nostros in castris, Cs.: ora frenis, Ph.: ventos carcere, O.: animam in dicendo: se domi, to stay: suo se loco, Cs.: agricolam si continet imber, keeps in doors, V.: suis intra munitionem, Cs.: alqm dextrā prehensum, V.: deprensum hostem, O.: gradum, to halt, V.

— To comprise, contain, comprehend: in se vim caloris: genitalia corpora mundus, O.

—Fig., to hold together, keep, retain: rem p.: Belgas in officio, Cs.: ceteros in armis, L.: eius hospitio contineri, N.

—To hold back, detain, repress, check, curb, stay, stop, subdue: adpetitiones animi: insolentiam suam: Etruriam terrore, L.: animum a consuetā libidine, S.: hos flumina continebant, Cs.: manum iuventus Metu deorum, H.: se male, O.: vix me contineo, quin, etc., T.: non posse milites contineri, quin, etc., Cs.: vix contineor, refrain, T.: Quae vera audivi, keep to myself, T.: libros, keep back: odia tacitis nunc discordiis continentur, are confined within the limits of.

—To comprehend, embrace, include, comprise: liber continet res gestas regum, N.: (comitia) rem militarem continent (i. e. in their jurisdiction), L.: fabula continet aestūs, H.: quo more caerimonia continetur, consists, Cs.: quae maxime rem continerent, the principal points, L.: forum, in quo aequitas continetur.
 
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