Abstain meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
बचना, परहेज़ करना, मतदान में भाग नहीं लेना, दूर रहना, अलग रखना, बचना
Abstain meaning in English (Vocabulary words)
(verb) restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something. “she intends to abstain from sex before marriage”
(verb) refrain from drinking alcohol. “most pregnant women abstain or drink very little”
(verb) formally decline to vote either for or against a proposal or motion. “forty-one voted with the Opposition, and some sixty more abstained”
Abstain origin (Root word)
late Middle English: from Old French abstenir, from Latin abstinere, from ab- ‘from’ + tenere ‘hold’.
Abstain in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Numbers don’t look good, but oppn ready for the fight, India belongs to all its citizens. … opposition to the legislation, Shiv Sena will support it, but may abstain or walk out when the bill is put to vote.
Onion prices will stay high for some time; restrain or abstain like Sheikh Hasina, Nirmala … India produces a quarter of the world’s onions.
Vote against Citizenship Bill, Jawahirullah urges secular parties, “The secular parties that want India to remain secular must support the rights … this Bill in both Houses of parliament and not just abstain from it.
‘Confident’ govt to table CAB in Rajya Sabha next week, TDP is likely to abstain, which means the halfway mark may come … “If Pakistan was a secular nation, India would not have required the CAB.
India’s RCEP decision: A tactical retreat, India finally opted out of the much anticipated Regional … Behind this decision to abstain lies the cold logic of economic pragmatism.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Abstain
ab+stain…we tend to stay away from stain….
this can be written as “ab+stai……and stai……sounds like stay…. and .. stay out of something means not involving in sth that doesn’t concern to one.