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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. abstain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. abstain: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. abstain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. abstain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. abstain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. abstain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Abstain, abstain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. abstain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. abstain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. abstain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. abstain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. abstain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. abstain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. abstain: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. abstain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. abstain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Abstain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Abstain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. abstain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. abstain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. abstain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. abstain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. abstain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. abstain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. abstain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. abstain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. abstain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Abstain: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. abstain: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. abstain: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. abstain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. abstain: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. abstain: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (abstain)

verb:  refrain from voting
verb:  choose no to consume ("I abstain from alcohol")

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