FOREBEAR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FOREBEAR
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forebear
 n.  ancestor; person from whom one is descended
Classic Sentence:
1  She meant to warn him that Laurie would not bear much restraint, and hoped he would be more forebearing with the lad.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
2  Sir Geoffrey stood for England and Lloyd George as his forebears had stood for England and St George: and he never knew there was a difference.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence:
1  As Gates departs, a Microsoft forebear carries on.
2  Joseph Proudhon, a man ahead of his time, and who would soon become known as a forebear to anarchism.