Definición de forsake en inglés:

forsake

Saltos de línea: for|sake
Pronunciación: /fəˈseɪk
 
/

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

[with object] chiefly literary
1Abandon or leave: he would never forsake Tara
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But at some point in life, you must abandon books, forsake the forewarning words of others, and find out for yourself.
  • Will the one who brought them into the land abandon and forsake them now?
  • If back in '64 the system seemed to have abandoned and forsaken people, what of now?
Sinónimos
abandon, desert, leave, quit, depart from, leave behind, leave high and dry, turn one's back on, cast aside, give up, reject, disown; break (up) with, jilt, strand, leave stranded, leave flat, leave in the lurch, throw over, cast aside/off, betray
British informal give someone the push, give someone the elbow, give someone the big E, bin off
North American informal give someone the air
abandoned, deserted, jilted, stranded, discarded, shunned, renounced, betrayed, rejected, disowned
informal dropped, dumped, ditched
desolate, bleak, godforsaken, remote, isolated, sequestered, lonely, solitary, deserted, derelict, dreary, forlorn, uninviting, cheerless, depressing, sad
1.1Renounce or give up (something valued or pleasant): I won’t forsake my vegetarian principles
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The track counsels people to guard against forsaking their traditional values for foreign ones.
  • But their hi-tech approach doesn't forsake the old values.
  • She forsook her suitors and renounced the comforts of her family home.
Sinónimos
renounce, give up, relinquish, dispense with, forgo, desist from, forswear, disclaim, disown, disavow, discard, set aside, wash one's hands of, turn one's back on, repudiate, have done with; withdraw, drop, do away with, jettison; betray, renege on
informal ditch, scrap, scrub, axe, junk

Origen

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

Derivativos

forsaker

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Not until the forsaker has become the forsaken will there be any forward movement or actions taken responsibility for.

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Pronunciación: wiːn
verb
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