WordReference English-Japanese Dictionary © 2017:
|forbear viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." || formal (be patient)||我慢する、耐える 自動|
forebear nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
| usually plural (ancestor)||祖先、先祖 名|
| ||Our forbears would not have approved of demolishing this historical building.|