WordReference English-Japanese Dictionary © 2014:

forbear vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (refrain from)自粛する、自制する、慎む、控える 他動
forbear viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be patient)我慢する、耐える 自動
forbear nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ancestor)祖先、先祖
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