Definition of tamen
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LEM
tamen
3 TA-
adverb
  1. [after a concessive or conditional particle] notwithstanding, nevertheless, for all that, however, yet, still
  2. [opposed to an implied concession or inference] in spite of this, for all that, however, still, nevertheless
  3. [with sed or verum] in strong opposition, but yet, but nevertheless, but still
  4. [with si] if at least, if only
  5. [after neque.. nec] on the other hand, however
  6. [ne tamen] that by no means
Abbreviations
tamen adv. 3 TA-.

—After a concessive or conditional particle, notwithstanding, nevertheless, for all that, however, yet, still (beginning the clause or after its emphatic word): quamquam omnis virtus nos ad se adlicet, tamen iustitia id maxime efficit: etsi abest maturitas aetatis, tamen, etc.: tametsi miserum est, tamen, etc.: si Massilienses per delectos cives . . . reguntur, inest tamen in eā conditione similitudo quaedam servitutis: si nullus erit pulvis, tamen excute nullum, O.: cui (senatus auctoritati) cum Cato et Caninius intercessissent, tamen est perscripta.

—Opposed to an implied concession or inference, in spite of this, for all that, however, still, nevertheless: Retraham ad me illud argentum tamen, T.: expellitur ex oppido Gergoviā

— non destitit tamen, Cs.: neque recordatur illi ipsi tam infelici imperatori patuisse tamen portūs Africae, L.: semper Aiax fortis, fortissimus tamen in furore: cur nolint, etiam si tacerent, satis dicunt. Verum non tacent. Tamen his invitissimis te offeres?: tamen a malitiā non discedis? in spite of all.

—With sed or verum, in strong opposition, but yet, but nevertheless, but still: hi non sunt permolesti

— sed tamen insident et urgent: debet

— verum tamen non cogitur.

—With si, if at least, if only: aliqua et mihi gratia ponto est

— Si tamen in dio quondam concreta profundo Spuma fui, O.

—After neque . . . nec, on the other hand, however: Cyri vitam legunt, praeclaram illam quidem, sed neque tam nostris rebus aptam nec tamen Scauri laudibus anteponendam.

—Ne tamen, that by no means: veni igitur, quaeso, ne tamen semen urbanitatis unā cum re p. intereat.

—With pron relat., who however, although he: L. Lucullus, qui tamen eis incommodis mederi fortasse potuisset . . . partem militum Glabrioni tradidit, although he might, etc.: fuit mirificus in Crasso pudor, qui tamen non obesset eius orationi, etc., and yet its effect was not, etc.

—Strengthened by nihilo minus: si illud tenerent, se quoque id retenturum

— nihilo minus tamen agi posse de compositione, Cs.
 
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