Forborne



[fawr-bawrn, -bohrn] /fɔrˈbɔrn, -ˈboʊrn/

verb
1.
past participle of 1 .
[fawr-bair] /fɔrˈbɛər/
verb (used with object), forbore, forborne, forbearing.
1.
to refrain or abstain from; desist from.
2.
to keep back; withhold.
3.
Obsolete. to endure.
verb (used without object), forbore, forborne, forbearing.
4.
to refrain; hold back.
5.
to be patient or self-controlled when subject to annoyance or provocation.
/fɔːˈbɔːn/
verb
1.
the past participle of forbear1
/fɔːˈbɛə/
verb -bears, -bearing, -bore, -borne
1.
when intr, often foll by from or an infinitive. to cease or refrain (from doing something)
2.
(archaic) to tolerate or endure (misbehaviour, mistakes, etc)
/ˈfɔːˌbɛə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of forebear
v.

“to abstain,” Old English forberan “bear up against, control one’s feelings, endure,” from for- + beran “to bear” (see bear (v.)). Related: Forbearer; forbearing; forbore.
n.

“ancestor,” late 15c., from fore “before” + be-er “one who exists;” agent noun from be.

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