Definition of Forgo in English :

Define Forgo in English

Forgo meaning in English

Meaning of Forgo in English

Pronunciation of Forgo in English

Forgo pronunciation in English

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1. dispense with, forego, foreswear, forgo, relinquish, waive

do without or cease to hold or adhere to

Example Sentences:
'We are dispensing with formalities'
'relinquish the old ideas'

2. antecede, antedate, forego, forgo, precede, predate

be earlier in time; go back further

Example Sentences:
'Stone tools precede bronze tools'

3. forego, forfeit, forgo, give up, throw overboard, waive

lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime

Example Sentences:
'you've forfeited your right to name your successor'
'forfeited property'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb -goes, -going, -went or -gone (transitive)
to give up or do without
2. archaic
to leave

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verb transitiveWord forms: forˈwent, forˈgone, forˈgoing
1.  Obsolete
to go past
to overlook; neglect
to do without; abstain from; give up

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


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tr.v. for·went (-wĕnt), for·gone (-gôn, -gŏn), for·go·ing, for·goes
To abstain from; relinquish: unwilling to forgo dessert.

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