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Results for: conservo, alo (alui altum), retineo, teneoTranslations: 123 / 23
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alo (alui altum)nourish, cherish, support, sustain, maintain, keep
asperius nihil est humili cum surgit in altumnothing is more harsh (or galling) than a low man raised to a high position (Claudian)
auribus teneo lupumI hold a wolf by the ears (i.e., I am in desperate trouble) (Terence)
conservoto preserve, conserve, maintain, keep, hold to
in altumtoward heaven
litus ama; altum alii teneantkeep close to the shore; let others venture into the deep (Virgil)
marmoreo Licinus tumulo jacet, at Cato parvo, Pompeius nullo. Quis putet esse deos? Saxa premunt Licinum, levat altum Fama Catonem, Pompeium tituli. Credimus esse deosLicinus lies in a marble tomb, Cato in a humble one, Pompey in none. Who can believe that the gods exist? Heavy lies the stone on Licinus; Fame raises Cato on high; his glories raise Pompey. We believe that the gods do exist
noli altum saperedo not aim at lofty things
provehito in altumlaunch forth into the deep (motto of the Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum videturAnything said in Latin sounds profound
quidquid in altum fortuna tulit, ruitura levatwhatever fortune has raised to a height, it has raised only that it might fall (Seneca)
Quidquid Latine dictum sit altum videturwhatever has been said in Latin seems deep
Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videturAnything said in Latin sounds profound
Quidquid Latine dictum sit, altum viditurWhatever is said in Latin sounds profound
rectius vives, Licini, neque altum semper urgendo, neque, dum procellas cautus horrescis, nimium premendo littus iniquumyou will live more prudently, Licinius, by neither always keeping out to sea, nor, while with caution you shrink from storms, hugging too closely the treacherous shore (Horace)
retineoto hold back, restrain, detain, keep, maintain
te sine nil altum mens inchoatwithout you my mind originates nothing lofty (Virgil, to Mæcenas)
teneoto grasp, know, understand
teneoto hold, keep, possess, maintain
teneoto keep on, persist, persevere, endure
tolluntur in altum, ut lapsu graviore ruantthey are raised to a great height, that they may tumble with a heavier fall (Claudian)
vehimur in altumwe are carried out into the depths
vivunt in Venerem frondes, etiam nemus omne per altum felix arbor amat; nutant ad mutua palmæ fœdera, populeo suspirat populus ictu, et platani platanis, alnoque assibilat alnusthe leaves live to love, and over the whole lofty grove each happy tree loves; palm nods to palm in mutual pledge of love; the poplar sighs for the poplar’s embrace; plane tree whispers to plane tree, and alder to alder (Claudian)
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