Nouns (2)

forbear, forebear
n. a person from whom you are descended

Verbs (4)

hold back, forbear
v. refrain from doing; "she forbore a snicker"
forbear, refrain
v. resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"

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Fuzzynyms (33)

forerunner, precursor
n. a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
eschew, shun
v. avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
desist, refrain, abstain
v. choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
endure, suffer
v. undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
meet, suffer
v. undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
throw overboard, give up, forego, forgo, waive, forfeit
v. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
bear, carry, hold
v. support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
dispense with, waive, foreswear, forgo, relinquish
v. do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
stand
v. be in some specified state or condition; "I stand corrected"
antecede, antedate, forgo, forego, precede, predate
v. be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

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Antonyms (1)

act
v. be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure

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