refrain from
index avoid (evade), forgo, forswear, waive

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • refrain from — stop oneself from doing something. → refrain …   English new terms dictionary

  • refrain from action — index forbear Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refrain from noticing — index ignore Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refrain from punishing — index condone Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refrain from using — index conserve Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refrain from working — index strike (refuse to work) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refrain from doing — not do …   English contemporary dictionary

  • judicial order to refrain from an act — index injunction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refrain — refrain, abstain, forbear are comparable when they mean to keep or withhold oneself voluntarily from something to which one is moved by desire or impulse. Refrain is especially suitable when the checking of a momentary inclination is implied… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • refrain — Ⅰ. refrain [1] ► VERB (refrain from) ▪ stop oneself from (doing something). ORIGIN Latin refrenare, from frenum bridle . Ⅱ. refrain [2] ► NOUN ▪ a repeated line or section …   English terms dictionary

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