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Definition 1: choose not to consume - [verb of consumption]

Samples where abstain or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I abstain from alcohol

Synonyms for abstain in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of abstain ) abstain from eating

"Before the medical exam, you must fast"

(... is a kind of abstain ) abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons

"Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"

(... is a kind of abstain ) refrain from certain foods or beverages

"I keep off drugs" "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"

(... is a kind of abstain ) practice teetotalism and abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages

(abstain is a kind of ...) resist doing something

"He refrained from hitting him back" "she could not forbear weeping"

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