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Detailed Translations for abstain from English to Dutch


to abstain verb (abstains, abstained, abstaining)

  1. to abstain
    abstineren; onthouden; afwijzen; afwimpelen; bedanken; afslaan
    • abstineren verb (abstineer, abstineert, abstineerde, abstineerden, geabstineerd)
    • onthouden verb (onthoud, onthoudt, onthield, onthielden, onthouden)
    • afwijzen verb (wijs af, wijst af, wees af, wezen af, afgewezen)
    • afwimpelen verb (wimpel af, wimpelt af, wimpelde af, wimpelden af, afgewimpeld)
    • bedanken verb (bedank, bedankt, bedankte, bedankten, bedankt)
    • afslaan verb (sla af, slaat af, sloeg af, sloegen af, afgeslagen)
  2. to abstain (fast)
    abstineren; vasten
    • abstineren verb (abstineer, abstineert, abstineerde, abstineerden, geabstineerd)
    • vasten verb (vast, vastte, vastten, gevast)

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:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
afslaan declining; refusing; rejecting
afwijzen declining; refusing; rejecting
afwimpelen turning down
onthouden abstention; abstination; abstinence; fast
vasten abstention; abstination; abstinence; fast
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
abstineren abstain; fast
afslaan abstain turn
afwijzen abstain decline; denounce; disapprove; disclaim; object to; outvote; refuse; reject; repudiate; spurn; turn down; vote down
afwimpelen abstain fob off with; not follow up
bedanken abstain render thanks; say thank you to; show one's gratitude to; thank
onthouden abstain don't forget; record; remember; remind
vasten abstain; fast
- 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

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