Desert and Forsake


Desert verb - To leave (a cause or party) often in order to take up another.
Usage example: the volunteer became disillusioned with his candidate and deserted to a political rival

Forsake is a synonym for desert in abandon topic. In some cases you can use "Forsake" instead a verb "Desert", when it comes to topics like activity, keep, leave, relinquish. archaic substitute


Forsake verb - To cause to remain behind.
Usage example: forsaking most of our possessions, we evacuated just before the hurricane struck

Desert is a synonym for forsake in abandon topic. You can use "Desert" instead a verb "Forsake", if it concerns topics such as activity, keep, departure. popular alternative

Nearby Words: forsaken, forsaking

Common collocations

life desert life forsake life
family desert family forsake family
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