Definitions

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  • v. To stand apart from; top leave off; to desist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To stand apart from; top leave off; to desist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To desist.

Etymologies

Latin absistere, present active infinitive of absistō ("desist"); from ab ("from, away from") + sistō ("stand"). (Wiktionary)

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