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Definitions for forsake
fɔrˈseɪkfor·sake

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abandon, forsake, desolate, desert(verb)

    leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch

    "The mother deserted her children"

Wiktionary

  1. forsake(Verb)

    To abandon, to give up, to leave (permanently), to renounce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forsake(verb)

    to quit or leave entirely; to desert; to abandon; to depart or withdraw from; to leave; as, false friends and flatterers forsake us in adversity

  2. Forsake(verb)

    to renounce; to reject; to refuse

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forsake

    for-sāk′, v.t. to desert: to abandon:—pr.p. forsāk′ing; pa.t. forsook′; pa.p. forsāk′en.adj. Forsāk′en.—adv. Forsāk′enly.—ns. Forsāk′enness; Forsāk′ing, abandonment. [A.S. forsacanfor-, away, sacan, to strive.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forsake in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forsake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of forsake in a Sentence

  1. Eugène Delacroix:

    What torments my soul is its loneliness. The more it expands among friends and the daily habits or pleasures, the more, it seems to me, it flees me and retires into its fortress. The poet who lives in solitude, but who produces much, is the one who enjoys those treasures we bear in our bosom, but which forsake us when we give ourselves to others. When one yields oneself completely to one's soul, it opens itself to one, and then it is that the capricious thing allows one the greatest of good fortunes... that of sympathizing with others, of studying itself, of painting itself constantly in its works.

  2. Israeli Ambassador Yoram Ettinger:

    We see today on the streets in big cities in America defacing all monuments, defacing American history, disregard for American history, you disregard your past you basically forsake your future because the only responsible way to confront the future, to advance in the future is by relying on, by studying your past and American past and core element has been Judeo-Christian values.

  3. Bhartrihari:

    The good man shuns evil and follows good; he keeps secret that which ought to be hidden; he makes his virtues manifest to all; he does not forsake one in adversity; he gives in season: such are the marks of a worthy friend.

  4. John Fredericksen:

    The age of Grace began in mid-Acts, after the conversion of the Apostle Paul. It is through his letters alone that we learn about the dispensation of Grace, about Israel being set aside, with Jew and Gentile being saved into the Body of Christ. It was Paul who taught 'all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses' (Acts 2121). It was also Paul who proclaimed the forgiveness of sins 'to all who would believe' in Christ, adding that 'ye could not be justified by the law of Moses' (Acts 1338-39). The measuring rod of grace tells us that the age of Grace began with Paul, then continued through those who were saved and subsequently carried on His God-given doctrines of grace.

  5. Bible, Deuteronomy 31:6 NAS:

    Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble...for the Lord, your God is the one who goes with you. He will not fail you or forsake you.

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