Definition of Forbear. Meaning of Forbear. Synonyms of Forbear

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Definition of Forbear

Forbear
Forbear For*bear", n. [See Fore, and Bear to produce.] An ancestor; a forefather; -- usually in the plural. [Scot.] ``Your forbears of old.' --Sir W. Scott.
Forbear
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 doubdtful propriety. But let me that plunder forbear. --Shenstone. The King 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.

Meaning of Forbear from wikipedia

- be he yͭ moves my bones. (Modern spelling: Good friend, for Jesus' sake forbear, / To dig the dust enclosed here. / Blessed be the man that spares these...
- race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the Union ... [¶] I...
- omitting the benefits that are your duty." "Moderation. Avoid extremes; forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve." "Cleanliness. Tolerate...
- the doctrine of consideration, While it may be true that the wife did forbear from suing the husband on the arrears for seven years, this forbearance...
- regrettable war, in which I served in the English army. I cannot, however, forbear to comment that if impertinent and irrelevant inquiries of this sort are...
- connotation of shinobi (忍) means "to steal away; to hide" and—by extension—"to forbear", hence its ****ociation with stealth and invisibility. Mono (者) means "a...
- from all arenas of the community's central affairs. While their Muslim forbearers led men into battle, started rebellions, and pla**** an active role in...
- the cl****ical and medieval sources were bona fide ethnic Kurds, and the forbearers of the modern Kurds and/or those who have acquired separate ethnic identities...
- of joy and peace. The earth shall soon dissolve like snow,    The sun forbear to shine; But God, who call'd me here below,    Will be forever mine. John...
- subject the Secretary of State has written to you fully. Yet I cannot forbear recurring to it personally, so deep is the impression it makes in my mind...
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