Abstain

All possible synonyms of the word Abstain as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abstain, refrain, desist

Definition

  • choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"

Synonyms

  • abstain
  • refrain
  • desist

Hyponyms

  • fast: abstain from eating; "Before the medical exam, you must fast"
  • fast: abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons; "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"
  • keep off, avoid: refrain from certain foods or beverages; "I keep off drugs"; "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
  • teetotal: practice teetotalism and abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages

Abstain

Definition

  • refrain from voting

Synonyms

  • abstain

Hypernyms

  • refrain, forbear: resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"

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