Synonyms and Antonyms of abstain (from)
- had to abstain from solid food before her surgery
Synonyms and Antonyms of apart from
Synonyms and Antonyms of aside from
Synonyms and Antonyms of defect (from)
- soldiers defected from the rebel army en masse as the failure of their cause became apparent
Synonyms and Antonyms of desist (from)
- ordered to desist from using the copyrighted music without permission
Synonyms and Antonyms of keep (from)
- try to keep from eating all the chocolate in one day!
Synonyms and Antonyms of refrain (from)
- couldn't refrain from ruffling her nephew's neatly combed hair whenever she saw him
Synonyms and Antonyms of resign (from)
- resigned from the company after the news broke that he had been falsifying financial statements for years
Synonyms and Antonyms of retire (from)
- at the age of 72, she finally retired from the job she had held at the shoe factory for over 50 years
Synonyms and Antonyms of steal (from)
- little wonder that the store went out of business, as its employees had been stealing from it for years
step aside (from)
Synonyms and Antonyms of step aside (from)
- a newscaster who knew when it was time to step aside from the anchor desk and let a younger person take over
- the prime minister was compelled to step aside from his office when it was demonstrated that he had violated the public trust
step down (from)
Synonyms and Antonyms of step down (from)
- with the advent of his 90th birthday, he could no longer resist calls for him to step down from chairmanship of the board
- even in the face of a palace revolt, Queen Elizabeth I refused to step down from the throne
Synonyms and Antonyms of withhold (from)
- please see if you can withhold from criticizing every little thing she says
bolt from the blue
Synonyms and Antonyms of bolt from the blue
- a windfall that came as a bolt from the blue
fall from grace
Synonyms and Antonyms of fall from grace
- Once a successful entrepreneur, he fell from grace when accounts of his unethical business practices were revealed.
Synonyms and Antonyms of from hunger
- I love a good science fiction novel, but my current read is revealing itself to be from hunger.
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A1, bang-up, banner, boss [slang], capital, choice, crackerjack, dandy, divine, excellent, exceptional, fabulous, fine, first-class, first-rate, grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-test, jim-dandy, keen, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, par excellence, perfect, premium, prime, sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch, unsurpassed, wonderful
from stem to stern
Synonyms and Antonyms of from stem to stern
- They inspected the new house from stem to stern before moving in.
from the ground up
Synonyms and Antonyms of from the ground up
- The owner was involved from the ground up even as the size of company expanded.
from time to time
Synonyms and Antonyms of from time to time
- The area experiences earthquakes from time to time.
walk away from
Synonyms and Antonyms of walk away from
- She decided to walk away from her job to go back to school.
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