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Synonyms for forsake

Synonyms for forsake

to give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

Synonyms for forsake

leave someone who needs or counts on you

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After Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) unit, Absa, missed its profit goal, the CEO of the firm has decided to forsake his bonus.
If I am to be loyal to my partner I forsake pursuing the attractive stranger; if I am to pursue a career in midwifery I forsake my ambition to be a pop star; if I am to be a soldier then there are circumstances in which I forsake my desire to save my own life.
LET the wicked forsake his way, and let him return unto the Lord.
Styled after the classic oval lighter design, his slim gold case will slip into the smallest clutch bag so you never have to forsake your favourite scent.
synonyms: abandon, desert, and forsake mean to give up completely.
Furthermore, 61% will forsake holiday plans to win a business deal and all respondents said they would work as late as required, putting an evening with the family into second place.
Far be it from us that we should forsake Yahweh, our God.
Due to height restrictions, Braun had to forsake his original intentions for a 40-storey tower.
She agreed to forsake her weekly pounds 6,000 wage packet expecting a life of even greater luxury.
Poverty and encroachment onto their lands by ranchers, Farmers and loggers wielding environmentally devastating practices has led many indigenous groups to forsake traditional land use practices for often unsustainable hunting, agriculture, and timber harvest methods.
But they've found that some companies, in efforts to devise their "unique selling proposition," forsake what they call "generic category benefits.
uk) asked net users which vice they would forsake to stay online.
The cast also forsake decent performances, bringing little emotion to their teens in peril.
Congress should tighten those reins by exercising its oversight authority and forsake the temptation to mandate further collection of consumer information by a national Internet sales-tax scheme or other means.
But without economic opportunities and under directions of a mercantilist state and paternalistic church, they were transformed into peasants - who, nevertheless, remained happy to forsake subsistence agriculture whenever an opportunity to make a dollar presented itself.