Results for refrain

Definitions of refrain:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To hold back; do without; check oneself; as, to refrain from doing a thing.

part of speech: noun

A phrase or strain repeated now and then throughout a poem or song; often, a verse or chorus of a song repeated at the end of each stanza.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To keep from action: to forbear.

part of speech: verb

To restrain; to keep from action; to keep one's self from action or interference; to forbear.

part of speech: verb transitive

To curb: to restrain.

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