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for•bear



Pronunciation: (fôr-bâr'), [key]
v., -bore, -borne, -bear•ing.


v.t.
1. to refrain or abstain from; desist from.
2. to keep back; withhold.
3. Obs.to endure.

v.i.
1. to refrain; hold back.
2. to be patient or self-controlled when subject to annoyance or provocation.

for•bear



Pronunciation: (fôr'bâr"), [key]
n.
forebear.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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