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abstain

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1 abstain

Refrain from voting.

Roget 678: not use; do without, dispense with, let alone, not touch, forbear, abstain, spare, waive, neglect; keep back, reserve.    lay up, lay by, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: abstineren, verhinderen, zich onthouden



2 abstain

Choose not to consume:
— I abstain from alcohol.

synoniemen: desist, refrain.

Roget 623: abstain, refrain, spare, not attempt; not do etc. 681; maintain the even tenor of one's way.    eschew, keep from, let alone, have nothing to do with; keep aloof keep off, stand aloof, ... meer laten zien

Roget 953: be temperate etc. adj.; abstain, forbear, refrain, deny oneself, spare, swear off.    know when one has had enough, know one's limit.    take the pledge, go on the wagon.    ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: ophouden, staken, stoppen


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abnegate, abstain from, avoid, constrain, cop out, curb, decline, dispense with, do without, duck the issue, eschew, evade, evade the issue, forbear, forgo, hold, hold aloof from, hold back, hold off, keep ... meer laten zien.

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