predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate(verb)
be earlier in time; go back further
"Stone tools precede bronze tools"
waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with(verb)
do without or cease to hold or adhere to
"We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego(verb)
lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
"you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
to quit; to relinquish; to leave
to relinquish the enjoyment or advantage of; to give up; to resign; to renounce; -- said of a thing already enjoyed, or of one within reach, or anticipated
to go before; to precede; -- used especially in the present and past participles
Origin: [See Forgo.]
Forego was an American Thoroughbred racehorse that won eight Eclipse Awards including Horse of the Year, Champion Handicap Horse and Champion Sprinter. Foaled on April 30, 1970, at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky, he was owned and bred by Mrs. Martha Farish Gerry's Lazy F Ranch.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fōr-gō′, v.t. to go before, precede: chiefly used in its pr.p. foregō′ing and pa.p. foregone′.—ns. Foregō′er; Foregō′ing.—p.adj. Foregone′.—n. Foregone′ness.—Foregone conclusion, a conclusion come to before examination of the evidence.
fōr-gō′, v.t. to give up: to forbear the use of.—Better Forgō′.
The numerical value of forego in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of forego in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We can't expect poor women to forego one meal to get pills. What we can expect is more unintended pregnancies.
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
See first that the design is wise and just that ascertained, pursue it resolutely do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect.
See first that the design is wise and just: that ascertained, pursue it resolutely; do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect.
The people who are regarded as moral luminaries are those who forego ordinary pleasures themselves and find compensation in interfering with the pleasures of others.
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