Definition of Foreswear

1. Verb. Do without or cease to hold or adhere to. "Relinquish the old ideas"

Exact synonyms: Dispense With, Forego, Forgo, Relinquish, Waive
Specialized synonyms: Give Up, Kick
Derivative terms: Waiver



2. Verb. Turn away from; give up. "I am foreswearing women forever"
Exact synonyms: Quit, Relinquish, Renounce
Specialized synonyms: Disclaim
Generic synonyms: Abandon, Give Up
Derivative terms: Relinquishing, Relinquishment, Renunciant, Renunciation

Definition of Foreswear

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of forswear) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foreswear

1. [v -SWORE, -SWORN, -SWEARING, -SWEARS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreswear

forestier's disease
forestiera
foresting
forestkeeper
forestkeepers
forestland
forestlands
forestless
forestlike
forestomach
forestries
forestry
forests
forestward
foresty
foreswear (current term)
foreswearing
foreswears
foreswore
foresworn
foretake
foretalk
foretaste
foretasted
foretaster
foretasters
foretastes
foretasting
foretaught
foreteach

Literary usage of Foreswear

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Souvenirs of Léonard: Hairdresser to Queen Marie-Antoinette by Léonard, called Léonard i. e. Léonard Antier (1897)
"In the great needs of the country, there is no such term as woman; and I like to see your sex foreswear its weakness in the hour of danger. ..."

2. The Last Athenian by Viktor Rydberg (1883)
"He exhorted them to foreswear the devil and the heretical errors inspired by him; he bade them reflect that their fate would soon be settled for eternity ..."

3. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1891)
"If it don't work foreswear your genius, pull down your sign, and thereafter prescribe an " eight-dollars-a- dozen" article, chemically pure, ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"Antiochus, thinking it a disgrace to be thus baffled, promised the youth honour and riches if he would foreswear the Jewish faith, and bade the mother ..."

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