Synonyms of forsake in English:


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1‘she forsook her child, giving him up for adoption’

abandon, desert, leave, quit, depart from, leave behind, leave high and dry, turn one's back on, cast aside, give up, reject, disown
break with, break up with, jilt, strand, leave stranded, leave flat, leave in the lurch, throw over, cast aside, cast off, betray
informal run out on, walk out on, rat on, drop, dump, ditch, chuck
British informal give someone the push, give someone the elbow, give someone the big E, bin off
North American informal give someone the air

stay with, return to

2‘it was never expected that voters would forsake their loyalties’

renounce, give up, relinquish, dispense with, forgo, desist from, forswear, disclaim, disown, disavow, discard, set aside, wash one's hands of, turn one's back on, repudiate, have done with
withdraw, drop, do away with, jettison
betray, renege on
informal ditch, scrap, scrub, axe, junk