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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forebear  \Fore*bear"\,  n. 
  An  ancestor.  See  {Forbear}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forebear 
  n  :  a  person  from  whom  you  are  descended  [syn:  {forbear}] 
  v  :  not  do  something  "He  refrained  from  hitting  him  back"  [syn: 
  {refrain},  {forbear}]  [ant:  {act}] 




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