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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Forbear(0.01094 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : a person from whom you are descended [syn: forebear]
v : not do something; “He refrained from hitting him back”; “she
could not forbear weeping” [syn: refrain] [ant: act]
[also: forborne, forbore]
English → English (gcide)
Forbear \For*bear"\ (f[o^]r*b[^a]r"), n. [See Fore, and Bear
An ancestor; a forefather; -- usually in the plural. [Scot.]
[Also spelled forebear.] “Your forbears of old.” --Sir W.
Forbear \For*bear"\ (f[o^]r*b[^a]r"), v. i. [imp.
Forbore(Forbare, [Obs.]); p. p. Forborne; p. pr. & vb.
n. Forbearing.] [OE. forberen, AS. forberan; pref. for- +
beran to bear. See Bear to support.]
1. To refrain from proceeding; to pause; to delay.
Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall
I forbear? --1 Kings
2. To refuse; to decline; to give no heed.
Thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they
will hear, or whether they will forbear. --Ezek. ii.
3. To control one's self when provoked.
The kindest and the happiest pair
Will find occasion to forbear. --Cowper.
Both bear and forbear. --Old Proverb.
Forbear \For*bear"\, v. t.
1. To keep away from; to avoid; to abstain from; to give up;
as, to forbear the use of a word of doubtful propriety.
But let me that plunder forbear. --Shenstone.
In open battle or the tilting field
Forbore his own advantage. --Tennyson.
2. To treat with consideration or indulgence.
Forbearing one another in love. --Eph. iv. 2.
3. To cease from bearing. [Obs.]
Whenas my womb her burden would forbear. --Spenser.