Refrain – meaning of the word and example

To avoid doing or stop yourself from doing something. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Stop oneself from doing something. (Oxford Dictionaries)

To keep oneself from doing, feeling, or indulging in something and especially from following a passing impulse. (Merriam – Webster)

If you refrain from doing something, you deliberately do not do it. (Collins Dictionary)


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