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forbear

see definition of forbear
  • 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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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