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Noun: refrain  ri'freyn
  1. The part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
    - chorus
Verb: refrain  ri'freyn
  1. Resist doing something
    "He refrained from hitting him back";
    - forbear
  2. Restrain oneself from consuming or doing something
    "I refrain from alcohol";
    - abstain, desist

Derived forms: refrained, refrains, refraining

Type of: music

Antonym: consume

Part of: song, vocal

Encyclopedia: Refrain