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forsook

[ fawr-soo k ]SEE DEFINITION OF forsook

Synonyms for forsook

  • 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
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Antonyms for forsook

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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORSOOK

And he obeyed her, forsook his unfinished tea and hurried away to the chapel.

I forsook the fountain of living water when I left off prayer.

In 1773 he came to America, forsook the sea and settled in Virginia.

We forsook all trade with the white men, and forgot their tongue.

You forsook him when his sight was failing; you made his life very desolate.

It was only when her lover repeated the foul word that she forsook him.

So they abandoned the crown and forsook their country, not knowing or caring where they went.

And it is written, I forsook and fled: That was my trial, and it ended thus.

He forsook his post, broke his vow, and bolted to the Grande Chartreuse.

It was their enemy whom he forsook, and she might have forsaken him if he had not got the start of her.

WORD ORIGIN

past tense of forsake.