Refrains



verb (used without object)
1.
to abstain from an impulse to say or do something (often followed by from):
I refrained from telling him what I thought.
verb (used with object)
2.
Archaic. to curb.
noun
1.
a phrase or verse recurring at intervals in a song or poem, especially at the end of each stanza; chorus.
2.
Music.

a musical setting for the refrain of a poem.
any melody.
the principal, recurrent section of a rondo.

verb
1.
(intransitive) usually foll by from. to abstain (from action); forbear
noun
1.
a regularly recurring melody, such as the chorus of a song
2.
a much repeated saying or idea

refrain definition

In some pieces of verse, a set of words repeated at the end of each stanza.

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