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Synonyms for forbear
ˈfɔrˌbɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forebear, forbear(verb)

    a person from whom you are descended

    Synonyms:
    forebear

  2. forbear, hold back(verb)

    refrain from doing

    "she forbore a snicker"

    Synonyms:
    hold in, keep, restrain, hold back, hold off, hold, check, conceal, retain, contain, keep back, wait, stop, arrest, refrain, turn back

  3. refrain, forbear(verb)

    resist doing something

    "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"

    Synonyms:
    desist, refrain, hold back, abstain

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forbear

    Synonyms:
    abstain, refrain, withhold, forego, avoid

    Antonyms:
    seek, indulge, forbid

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forbear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    stop, pause, cease, desist, stay, break off, leave off, give over

  2. forbear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    abstain, refrain

  3. forbear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    shun, decline, avoid

  4. forbear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    omit, withhold, abstain from

  5. forbear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    spare, treat with indulgence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    abstain

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Translations for forbear

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  • контролирам се, страня от, отбягвам, въздържам сеBulgarian
  • vzdát, zdržet se, vyhnout seCzech
  • abstenerse, retenerseSpanish
  • ez eginBasque
  • itsensä, välttää, hillitä, estää, kieltäytyä, pidättyä, estyäFinnish
  • se retenir, éviter, refréner, décliner, ajourner, refuser, garder son sang froid, s'abstenirFrench
  • tartózkodikHungarian
  • menahan diriIndonesian
  • zich onthoudenDutch
  • избегать, [[проявлять]] [[терпение]], воздерживаться, [[контролировать]] [[себя]], [[быть]] [[терпеливыйRussian
  • låta bliSwedish

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