Definitions for "Refrain"
Keywords:  stanza, chorus, poem, song, verse
The burden of a song; a phrase or verse which recurs at the end of each of the separate stanzas or divisions of a poetic composition.
a phrase or line, generally about the central topic, which is repeated, usually at regular intervals throughout a poem
a chorus ( melody and text) that is repeated at intervals in a song, especially following each verse
To abstain from.
To keep one's self from action or interference; to hold aloof; to forbear; to abstain.
not do something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"
a detached existential motif which orders chaos and assists the process of subjectivation
To hold back; to restrain; to keep within prescribed bounds; to curb; to govern.
Keywords:  green, definition, book, example, see
See green book (708) for definition. See green book for an example. (474-479 and 492)