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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -refrain-, *refrain*.

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]: Refrain \Re*frain"\, v. i. To keep one's self from action or interference; to hold aloof; to forbear; to abstain. [1913 Webster] Refrain from these men, and let them alone. --Acts v. 38. [1913 Webster] They refrained therefrom [eating flesh] some time after. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Syn: To hold back; forbear; abstain; withhold. [1913 Webster] From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]: Refrain \Re*frain"\ (r[-e]*fr[=a]n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refrained} (-fr[=a]nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refraining}.] [OE. refreinen, OF. refrener, F. refr['e]ner, fr. L. refrenare; influenced by OF. refraindre to restrain, moderate, fr. LL. refrangere, for L. refringere to break up, break (see {Refract}). L. refrenare is fr. pref. re- back + frenum bridle; cf. Skr. dh[.r] to hold.] 1. To hold back; to restrain; to keep within prescribed bounds; to curb; to govern. [1913 Webster] His reason refraineth not his foul delight or talent. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Refrain thy foot from their path. --Prov. i. 15. [1913 Webster] 2. To abstain from. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Who, requiring a remedy for his gout, received no other counsel than to refrain cold drink. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]: Refrain \Re*frain"\, n. [F. refrain, fr. OF. refraindre; cf. Pr. refranhs a refrain, refranher to repeat. See {Refract},{Refrain}, v.] The burden of a song; a phrase or verse which recurs at the end of each of the separate stanzas or divisions of a poetic composition. [1913 Webster] We hear the wild refrain. --Whittier. [1913 Webster] From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]: refrain n 1: the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers [syn: {refrain}, {chorus}] v 1: resist doing something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping" [syn: {refrain}, {forbear}] [ant: {act}, {move}] 2: choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol" [syn: {abstain}, {refrain}, {desist}] [ant: {consume}, {have}, {ingest}, {take}, {take in}] From German-English Freedict dictionary [fd-deu-eng]: Refrain [reːfrɛŋ] (n) , s.(m ) burden; refrain

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