Meaning of forbear
Pronunciation: (fôr-bâr'), [key]
— v., -bore, -borne, -bear•ing.
- to refrain or abstain from; desist from.
- to keep back; withhold.
- to endure.
- to refrain; hold back.
- to be patient or self-controlled when subject to annoyance or provocation.
Pronunciation: (fôr'bâr"), [key]
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