forbear

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forbear

verb

Definition of FORBEAR

to resist the temptation of <she's old enough to make her own decisions, so we must forbear criticizing her taste in clothes>
Synonyms abjure, abstain (from), forgo (also forego), keep (from), refrain (from), withhold (from)
Near Antonyms acquiesce (to), capitulate, concede (to), knuckle under (to)
Antonyms bow (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)

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