verb (used with object), for·sook [fawr-sook], /fɔrˈsʊk/, for·sak·en, for·sak·ing.
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Origin of forsake
synonym study for forsake
OTHER WORDS FROM forsakefor·sak·er, nounun·for·sak·ing, adjective
Words nearby forsake
Example sentences from the Web for forsake
Every hour, the anthem is played, followed by Orthodox priests intoning prayers and beseeching God not to forsake Ukraine.
But will he be willing to forsake his lucrative gig at Fox News to grind it out on the campaign trail?Who Does the GOP Really Have To Run Against Hillary in 2016?|Myra Adams|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Muhammad assumed this risk because he refused to forsake any opportunity for peace.
The Kremlin will have little choice but to forsake its mega-projects.Hydraulic Fracking's Putting the Screws to Vladimir and Friends|Justin Green|September 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He understood that to be leisurely is to forsake possibilities, even lives.
From it I learned that, if I would gain heaven, I must forsake sin and live a pure life.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
His many failures caused his friends to forsake him and he was put in prison for not paying his debts.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
May he hear your prayers, and be reconciled unto you, and never forsake you in the evil time.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
As favour and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
He hasn't the nerve to forsake his native heath and roam the wide world, a free and independent gentleman.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman