Definición de forsake en inglés:

forsake

Silabificación: for·sake
Pronunciación: /fərˈsāk, fôr-
 
/

verbo (past forsook /-ˈso͝ok/; past participle forsaken /-ˈsākən/)

[with object] chiefly literary
1Abandon (someone or something): 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, leave high and dry, turn one's back on, cast aside, break (up) with; jilt, strand, leave stranded, leave in the lurch, throw over
informal walk out on, run out on, dump, ditch, can
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, abandon, relinquish, dispense with, disclaim, disown, disavow, discard, wash one's hands of; give up, drop, jettison, do away with, ax
informal ditch, scrap, scrub, junk
formal forswear

Origen

Old English forsacan 'renounce, refuse'; 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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