Examples of forsake in a sentence
forsaking most of our possessions, we evacuated just before the hurricane struck
Origin and Etymology of forsake
Middle English, from Old English forsacan, from for- + sacan to dispute; akin to Old English sacu action at law — more at sake
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of forsake
FORSAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forsake for English Language Learners
: to give up or leave (someone or something) entirely
FORSAKE Defined for Kids
Definition of forsake for Students
: to give up or leave entirely Don't forsake your friends.
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