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Abstain

Ab`stain´
v. i.1.To hold one's self aloof; to forbear or refrain voluntarily, and especially from an indulgence of the passions or appetites; - with from.
[imp. & p. p. Abstained ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Abstaining.]
Not a few abstained from voting.
- Macaulay.
v. t.1.To hinder; to withhold.
Whether he abstain men from marrying.
- Milton.
Verb1.abstain - refrain from voting
2.abstain - choose no to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"
Synonyms: desist, refrain
Antonyms:
ingest, consume, have, take in, take - serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
abnegate, abstain from, avoid, constrain, cop out, curb, dispense with, do without, duck the issue, eschew, evade, evade the issue, forgo, hold, hold aloof from, hold off, keep, keep back, keep from, keep in hand, let alone, let go by, never touch, not touch, not use, pass up, refrain, refrain from, refuse, reject, reserve, save, shun, sit it out, spare, spurn, stand aloof from, stand neuter, straddle, trim, waive
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