Definition of Forget in English :

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Forget meaning in English

Meaning of Forget in English

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1. bury, forget

dismiss from the mind; stop remembering

Example Sentences:
'I tried to bury these unpleasant memories'

2. blank out, block, draw a blank, forget

be unable to remember

Example Sentences:
'I'm drawing a blank'
'You are blocking the name of your first wife!'

3. forget

forget to do something

Example Sentences:
'Don't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!'

4. forget, leave

leave behind unintentionally

Example Sentences:
'I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant'
'I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb -gets, -getting, -got or -gotten or archaic, dialect -got
1. (when tr, may take a clause as object or an infinitive)
to fail to recall (someone or something once known); be unable to remember
2. (tr; may take a clause as object or an infinitive)
to neglect, usually as the result of an unintentional error
3. (transitive)
to leave behind by mistake
4. (transitive)
to disregard intentionally
5. (when tr, may take a clause as object)
to fail to mention
6.  forget oneself
7.  forget it!

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verb transitiveWord forms: forˈgot, forˈgotten or forˈgot, forˈgetting
to lose (facts, knowledge, etc.) from the mind; fail to recall; be unable to remember
to fail to do, bring, etc. as because of carelessness; overlook, omit, or neglect unintentionally
don't forget to write
to overlook, omit, or neglect intentionally
let's forget our differences
verb intransitive
to forget things; be forgetful

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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v. for·got (-gŏt), for·got·ten (-gŏtn) or for·got, for·get·ting, for·gets
1. To be unable to remember (something).
2. To treat with thoughtless inattention; neglect: forget one's family.
3. To leave behind unintentionally.
4. To fail to mention.
a. To banish from one's thoughts: forget a disgrace.
b. Informal To disregard on purpose. Usually used in the imperative: Oh, forget it. I refuse to go!
1. To cease remembering: Let's forgive and forget.
2. To fail or neglect to become aware at the proper or specified moment: forgot about my dental appointment.

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