Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb foreswear

2 senses of foreswear

Sense 1
waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with -- (do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas")

Sense 2
foreswear, renounce, quit, relinquish -- (turn away from; give up; "I am foreswearing women forever")
       => abandon, give up -- (give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead")

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