Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To desist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

Etymologies

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

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