- forbidden city,
- forbidden fruit,
- forbidden transition,
- forbush decrease,
- force carrier,
- force cup
verb (used with object), for·bore, for·borne, for·bear·ing.
verb (used without object), for·bore, for·borne, for·bear·ing.
Origin of forbear1
Examples from the Web for forborne
Why should you suppose that, having waited and forborne so long I should be guilty of rashness now?Confession|W. Gilmore Simms
The Evil One had, he thought, for the time at least, forborne to press his advantage.The Forest of Vazon|Anonymous
I shivered as I lay in my bed, but could not have forborne listening though I should die for it.Melomaniacs|James Huneker
The Canadians, whose behavior was all along mysterious, had forborne to give us any hint.
Some things the Judge had forborne to mention, and for this Virginia was thankful.The Crisis, Complete|Winston Churchill