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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 For·sake v. t. [imp. Forsook p. p. Forsaken p. pr. & vb. n. Forsaking.]
 1. To quit or leave entirely; to desert; to abandon; to depart or withdraw from; to leave; as, false friends and flatterers forsake us in adversity.
    If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments.   --Ps. lxxxix. 30.
 2. To renounce; to reject; to refuse.
    If you forsake the offer of their love.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To abandon; quit; desert; fail; relinquish; give up; renounce; reject. See Abandon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See forsake

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the
          lurch; "The mother deserted her children" [syn: abandon,
           desolate, desert]
      [also: forsook, forsaken]