Definition of abstain
- refrain from voting.
- choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol". Synonyms: desist, refrain. Antonyms: consume.
avoid, fast, teetotal.
Rhymes with abstain
again, ane, aquitaine, arcane, arraign, ascertain, attain, bahrain, bahrain, bane, blain, brain, butane, cain, campaign, cane, chain, champagne, champaign, champlain.
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abstains, abstainers, abstaining, abstained, abstainer.
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Scrabble and Words With Friends points
- abstain is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 9 points
- abstain is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 9 points
- abstain is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 11 points