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Synonyms and Antonyms of refrain

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refrain

synonym (synonym of refrain)

  • (noun.communication)
    the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    resist doing something (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    choose not to consume (verb.consumption)
     

antonym (antonym of refrain)

  • (verb.consumption)
    serve oneself to, or consume regularly (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (verb.social)
     

hypernym (refrain IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers (noun.communication)
    an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner (noun.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF refrain relation)

  • choose not to consume (verb.consumption)
    abstain from eating (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    refrain from certain foods or beverages (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    practice teetotalism and abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages (verb.consumption)
     
  • resist doing something (verb.stative)
    leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.social)
    not act (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    refrain from voting (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    refrain from harming (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    refrain from doing (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    abstain from doing; always used with a negative (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    not act or do anything (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    not participate in (an activity, such as a dance or a sports event) (verb.stative)
     
  • the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers (noun.communication)
    a set of nonsensical syllables used while humming a refrain (noun.communication)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.communication)
    a short musical composition with words (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from refrain)

  • choose not to consume (verb.consumption)
    the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol) (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink (adj.all)
     
  • resist doing something (verb.stative)
    a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting (noun.act)
     
  • the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers (noun.communication)
    sing in a choir (verb.creation)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    related to or written for or performed by a chorus or choir (adj.pert)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation chorus forbear abstain consume have ingest take act move music tra-la tra-la-la fast avoid teetotal leave song vocal choir chorus choral abstention abstainer abstinent

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