Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!
P. and V. κατέχειν; see also check.
keep in ward: P. ἐν φυλακῇ ἔχειν.
be detained, be long: P. and V. χρονίζειν, V. χρόνιος εἶναι.
⇢ Look up "detain" on Perseus Dictionaries | Perseus KWIC | Perseus Corpora | Wiktionary | Wikipedia | Google | LSJ full text search