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    refrain - Dictionary definition and meaning for word refrain

    (noun) the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
    Synonyms : chorus
    (verb) resist doing something
    Synonyms : forbear
    Example Sentence
    • He refrained from hitting him back
    • she could not forbear weeping
    (verb) choose not to consume
    Synonyms : abstain , desist
    Example Sentence
    • I abstain from alcohol
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for refrain

ref-rain...we resist from getting wet in the "rain" in rainy season.

refrain= re + frain ...here frain sounds like train .. high society people RESIST traveling by train....

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Please refrain from repeating your familiar refrains.

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