German English Dictionary

Deutsch - English

verzichten in English:

1. forego

I'm trying to say that I accept your choice to forego surgery.

English word "verzichten"(forego) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Gossip" (Mona Gould)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Prelude" (Francis She...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Deserted City" (Fra...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Difficult Problem 190...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Donkey, the Elephan...

2. abstain

Athletes usually abstain from smoking.
He was told to abstain from drinking by the doctor.
My father tries to abstain from drinking.
Tom was told to abstain from smoking and drinking.
I had to abstain from smoking while I was in the hospital.
I am abstaining out of consideration for the Danish workers ill-treated by globalisation.
abstinence | abstention | abstainer | abstemious | abstinent
"She intends to abstain from sex before marriage"
Rob needs to abstain from eating cakes if he wants to wear his skinny jeans
For this reason, we have decided to abstain on this report
True science teaches us to doubt and to abstain from ignorance.
I abstain from voting.
I'll abstain from going out today.

English word "verzichten"(abstain) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Conformity to the World...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Baltimore Catechism No....
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Characters from Life or...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Disquisition on the E...

3. to go without

English word "verzichten"(to go without) occurs in sets:

Metronom & Munich swimming pools 3
Deutsch Perfekt - Forests
Deutsch Perfekt 2