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Detailed Translations for abstain from English to German


to abstain verb (abstains, abstained, abstaining)

  1. to abstain
    abschlagen; sich enthalten; enthalten
    • abschlagen verb (schlage ab, schlagst ab, schlagt ab, schlagte ab, schlagtet ab, abgeschlagen)
    • enthalten verb (enthalte, enthältest, enthält, enthielt, enthieltet, enthalten)
  2. to abstain (fast)
    fasten; enthalten
    • fasten verb (faste, fastest, fastet, fastete, fastetet, gefast)
    • enthalten verb (enthalte, enthältest, enthält, enthielt, enthieltet, enthalten)

Conjugations for abstain:

  1. abstain
  2. abstain
  3. abstains
  4. abstain
  5. abstain
  6. abstain
simple past
  1. abstained
  2. abstained
  3. abstained
  4. abstained
  5. abstained
  6. abstained
present perfect
  1. have abstained
  2. have abstained
  3. has abstained
  4. have abstained
  5. have abstained
  6. have abstained
past continuous
  1. was abstaining
  2. were abstaining
  3. was abstaining
  4. were abstaining
  5. were abstaining
  6. were abstaining
  1. shall abstain
  2. will abstain
  3. will abstain
  4. shall abstain
  5. will abstain
  6. will abstain
continuous present
  1. am abstaining
  2. are abstaining
  3. is abstaining
  4. are abstaining
  5. are abstaining
  6. are abstaining
  1. be abstained
  2. be abstained
  3. be abstained
  4. be abstained
  5. be abstained
  6. be abstained
  1. abstain!
  2. let's abstain!
  3. abstained
  4. abstaining
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for abstain:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
abschlagen abstain chip away; chip off; decline; denounce; disapprove; disclaim; dust; hack away; object to; outvote; refuse; reject; render thanks; repudiate; ricochet; say thank you to; scrape; spurn; thank; turn down; vote down
enthalten abstain; fast add; besiege; besieged; besieges; contain; cover; encapsulate; enclose; evnvelope; hunger strike; include; outflank; record; remember; round; surround; turn; wrap up
fasten abstain; fast hunger strike
sich enthalten abstain abstain from; refrain from
- desist; refrain

Related Words for "abstain":

  • abstaining

Synonyms for "abstain":

Antonyms for "abstain":

Related Definitions for "abstain":

  1. choose not to consume1
    • I abstain from alcohol1
  2. refrain from voting1

Wiktionary Translations for abstain:

  1. hinder, withhold
  2. refrain from
  3. refrain from voting
  1. (reflexiv) sich von etwas fernhalten
  2. mit Dativ: (jemandem oder sich) etwas nicht gönnen

Related Translations for abstain