• Refraining Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb/ n.) of Refrain
• Refrain Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To abstain from
- (v. i.) To keep ones self from action or interference; to hold aloof; to forbear; to abstain.
- (v.) The burden of a song; a phrase or verse which recurs at the end of each of the separate stanzas or divisions of a poetic composition.
- (v. t.) To hold back; to restrain; to keep within prescribed bounds; to curb; to govern.