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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: forbear (0.01190 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to forbear.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: forbear nenek moyang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: forbear forbear 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) Definition: Forbear Forbear \For*bear"\ (f[o^]r*b[^a]r"), n. [See Fore, and Bear to produce.] An ancestor; a forefather; -- usually in the plural. [Scot.] [Also spelled forebear.] “Your forbears of old.” --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall I forbear? --1 Kings xxii. 6. [1913 Webster] 2. To refuse; to decline; to give no heed. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear. --Ezek. ii. 7. [1913 Webster] 3. To control one's self when provoked. [1913 Webster] The kindest and the happiest pair Will find occasion to forbear. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Both bear and forbear. --Old Proverb. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] But let me that plunder forbear. --Shenstone. [1913 Webster] The King In open battle or the tilting field Forbore his own advantage. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To treat with consideration or indulgence. [1913 Webster] Forbearing one another in love. --Eph. iv. 2. [1913 Webster] 3. To cease from bearing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Whenas my womb her burden would forbear. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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