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forsake

for·sake

forsake

 
 
pronunciation:
for seIk [or] fr seIk
part of speech: verb
inflections: forsaken, forsakes, forsaking, forsook
definition 1: to leave or desert.
Forsaking his friends, Ron left the playground.
synonyms:
abandon, desert
antonyms:
stick by
similar words:
betray, depart, flee, leave, maroon, quit, turn one's back on
definition 2: to give up or turn away from.
He tried hard to forsake smoking.
synonyms:
leave off, quit
similar words:
abdicate, drop