abstain from


Synonyms and Antonyms of abstain from

  1. to resist the temptation of had to abstain from solid food before her surgery Synonyms abjure, forbear (from), forgo (also forego), keep (from), refrain (from), withhold (from)Related Words avoid, eschew, shun; check, constrain, curb, inhibit; deny, refuse, reject, repudiate; buck, combat, fightNear 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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to cast off or become cast off

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