Definition of forsake in English:

forsake

Line breaks: for|sake
Pronunciation: /fəˈseɪk
 
/

verb (past forsook /-ˈsʊk/; past participle forsaken /-ˈseɪk(ə)n/)

[with object] chiefly • literary

Derivatives

forsaker

noun
More example sentences
  • Not until the forsaker has become the forsaken will there be any forward movement or actions taken responsibility for.

Origin

Old English forsacan 'renounce, refuse', of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch verzaken, and ultimately to for- and sake1.

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