Definition of Abstain. Meaning of Abstain. Synonyms of Abstain

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Definition of Abstain

Abstain
Abstain Ab*stain", v. t. To hinder; to withhold. Whether he abstain men from marrying. --Milton.

Meaning of Abstain from wikipedia

- be considered a spoilt vote, depending on each legislation, while an abstaining voter hasn't voted. Both forms (abstention and blank vote) may or may...
- of the temperance movement and the author of The Pledge: "We agree to abstain from all liquors of an intoxicating quality whether ale, porter, wine or...
- December 23, 2016, under the Obama Administration, the United States abstained from United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, which condemned...
- Falwell Jr., Ralph Reed, Michele Bachmann, and Robert Jeffress. Trump abstains from alcohol, a reaction to his older brother Fred Trump Jr.'s alcoholism...
- more commercial and secular celebration. Some Christians historically abstained from meat on All Hallows' Eve, a tradition reflected in the eating of...
- judicial and executive positions are nonpartisan and require politicians to abstain from running for office as part of a political party, even if they may...
- prohibited. Also, Catholic Christians abstain from food and drink for an hour prior to taking Holy Communion, and abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and on...
- sacrament of Reconciliation (Penance). Catholics are normally obliged to abstain from eating for at least an hour before receiving the sacrament. Non-Catholics...
- and fitness enthusiast, he became more so after his father's death. He abstained from hard liquor, adopted a more rigorous health regime, and sought to...
- United Nations Security Council Resolution 478 (20 August 1980; 14–0, U.S. abstaining) declared the Jerusalem Law "null and void" and called on member states...
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