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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the act of forsaking;
[syn: forsaking, giving up]

2. the act of giving something up;
[syn: abandonment, forsaking, desertion]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Forsake \For*sake"\, v. t. [imp. Forsook; p. p. Forsaken; p. pr. & vb. n. Forsaking.] [AS. forsacan to oppose, refuse; for- + sacan to contend, strive; akin to Goth. sakan. See For-, and Sake.] 1. To quit or leave entirely; to desert; to abandon; to depart or withdraw from; to leave; as, false friends and flatterers forsake us in adversity. [1913 Webster] If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments. --Ps. lxxxix. 30. [1913 Webster] 2. To renounce; to reject; to refuse. [1913 Webster] If you forsake the offer of their love. --Shak. Syn: To abandon; quit; desert; fail; relinquish; give up; renounce; reject. See Abandon. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

forsaking n 1: the act of forsaking [syn: forsaking, giving up] 2: the act of giving something up [syn: abandonment, forsaking, desertion]