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forsake

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  • verbabandon, turn one's back on
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Synonyms for forsake

verb abandon, turn one's back on
  • disown
  • forgo
  • forswear
  • jettison
  • quit
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • repudiate
  • set aside
  • spurn
  • abdicate
  • desert
  • disclaim
  • jilt
  • leave
  • resign
  • surrender
  • yield
  • cast off
  • change one's tune
  • drift away
  • give up
  • have done with
  • kiss goodbye
  • leave flat
  • leave high and dry
  • run out on
  • show the door
  • take the oath
  • throw over
  • walk out on
  • wash one's hands of

Antonyms for forsake

  • allow
  • approve
  • continue
  • keep
  • claim
  • hold
  • maintain
  • go back
  • rediscover
  • return
  • revert
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to forsake

abandon

verb. leave in troubled state
  • back out
  • desert
  • disown
  • forsake
  • jilt
  • leave
  • leave behind
  • quit
  • reject
  • renounce
  • throw over
  • walk out on

abandoning

verb. leave in troubled state

betray

verb. be disloyal

betrayed

verb. be disloyal

betraying

verb. be disloyal

chuck

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