Definition for forbore (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), for·bore, for·borne, for·bear·ing.
verb (used without object), for·bore, for·borne, for·bear·ing.
Examples from the Web for forbore
He forbore again to urge any plea for himself, and once more she was obliged to interfere in his behalf.Dr. Breen's Practice|William Dean Howells
I forbore to form a decided opinion till I had leisure to observe whether her mind fulfilled all that her looks promised.Coelebs In Search of a Wife|Hannah More
Still he forbore to qualify his manner, save with a latent smile that further exasperated the girl.Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham
The Baronet waved his hand, in act of congratulation to Juliet, but forbore speaking; and Riley went on.The Wanderer (Volume 5 of 5)|Fanny Burney
But she forbore to speak to Philip again upon that subject, and in his new occupation he seemed to have forgotten her.Gabriel Conroy|Bert Harte
British Dictionary definitions for forbore (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for forbore (2 of 3)
verb -bears, -bearing, -bore or -borne
Word Origin for forbear
British Dictionary definitions for forbore (3 of 3)
Word Origin and History for forbore (1 of 3)
past tense of forbear (v.).