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1. refrain

noun. ['rɪˈfreɪn'] the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers.

Etymology

  • refrain (French)
  • refraindre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Rhymes with Refrain

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • constrain
  • restrain
  • overtrain
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • tremaine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • retrain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane
  • mcquain

How do you pronounce refrain?

Pronounce refrain as rɪˈfreɪn.

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2. refrain

verb. ['rɪˈfreɪn'] resist doing something.

Etymology

  • refrain (French)
  • refraindre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. refrain

verb. ['rɪˈfreɪn'] choose not to consume.

Etymology

  • refrain (French)
  • refraindre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))