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
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