Thesaurus > Related Words: refrain

  Words related to refrain

Related / Similar Words: chorus, abstain, desist, forbear

 

Definition:
  • the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers;
  • choose no to consume; "I abstain from alcohol";
  • not do something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping";

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    Hyponyms: tra-la, tra-la-la, fast, keep off, avoid, teetotal, leave, leave alone, leave behind, let it go, abstain, spare, save, help oneself, help, stand by, sit out

     

    Part Meronyms: song

     

    Derivational Morphology: choir, chorus, abstinence, abstention, abstainer, abstinent, nondrinker, ascetic, forbearance

     

     
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