Meaning of “forsake” - Learner’s Dictionary

forsake

verb [ T ] uk us /fəˈseɪk/ (past tense forsook, past participle forsaken) formal
LEAVE

to leave someone, especially when they need you:

He felt he couldn't forsake her when she was so ill.
STOP

to stop doing or having something:

He decided to forsake politics for journalism.

(Definition of “forsake” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)