Forsake

Definition of Forsake

For`sake´
v. t.1.To quit or leave entirely; to desert; to abandon; to depart or withdraw from; to leave; as, false friends and flatterers forsake us in adversity.
[imp. Forsook ; p. p. Forsaken ; p. pr. & vb. n. Forsaking.]
If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments.
- Ps. lxxxix. 30.
2.To renounce; to reject; to refuse.
If you forsake the offer of their love.
- Shak.

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