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forbear

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  • verbresist the temptation to
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Synonyms for forbear

verb resist the temptation to
  • abstain
  • avoid
  • bridle
  • cease
  • curb
  • decline
  • desist
  • escape
  • eschew
  • evade
  • forgo
  • inhibit
  • keep
  • omit
  • pause
  • refrain
  • restrain
  • sacrifice
  • shun
  • stop
  • withhold
  • go easy
  • hold back
  • keep from

Antonyms for forbear

  • accept
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • begin
  • continue
  • encourage
  • face
  • free
  • go
  • help
  • indulge
  • keep on
  • let go
  • meet
  • release
  • restart
  • start
  • use
  • involve
  • partake
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to forbear

abnegate

verb. renounce
  • abstain
  • decline
  • forbear
  • forgo
  • give up
  • refrain
  • reject

abstain

verb. hold back from doing

abstaining

verb. hold back from doing

ascendant

noun. ancestor

bare with

verb. tolerate

bear with

verb. tolerate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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