What does Forget mean?

Definitions for Forget
fərˈgɛtFor·get

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Forget.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. forget, bury(verb)

    dismiss from the mind; stop remembering

    "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories"

  2. forget, block, blank out, draw a blank(verb)

    be unable to remember

    "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!"

  3. forget(verb)

    forget to do something

    "Don't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!"

  4. forget, leave(verb)

    leave behind unintentionally

    "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors"

Wiktionary

  1. forget(Verb)

    To lose remembrance of.

    I have forgotten most of the things I learned in school.

    Etymology: From forgeten, forgiten, forȝeten, forȝiten, from forgietan, from fragetanan, equivalent to . Cognate with forget, forȝet, ferjitte, forjitte, vergeten, vergessen, förgäta.

  2. forget(Verb)

    To unintentionally not do, neglect.

    I forgot to buy flowers for my wife at our 14th wedding anniversary.

    Etymology: From forgeten, forgiten, forȝeten, forȝiten, from forgietan, from fragetanan, equivalent to . Cognate with forget, forȝet, ferjitte, forjitte, vergeten, vergessen, förgäta.

  3. forget(Verb)

    To cease remembering.

    Let's just forget about it.

    Etymology: From forgeten, forgiten, forȝeten, forȝiten, from forgietan, from fragetanan, equivalent to . Cognate with forget, forȝet, ferjitte, forjitte, vergeten, vergessen, förgäta.

  4. forget(Verb)

    fuck, screw .

    Forget you!

    Etymology: From forgeten, forgiten, forȝeten, forȝiten, from forgietan, from fragetanan, equivalent to . Cognate with forget, forȝet, ferjitte, forjitte, vergeten, vergessen, förgäta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forget(verb)

    to lose the remembrance of; to let go from the memory; to cease to have in mind; not to think of; also, to lose the power of; to cease from doing

    Etymology: [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for- + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen, Sw. frgta, Dan. forgiette. See For-, and Get, v. t.]

  2. Forget(verb)

    to treat with inattention or disregard; to slight; to neglect

    Etymology: [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for- + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen, Sw. frgta, Dan. forgiette. See For-, and Get, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forget

    for-get′, v.t. to lose or put away from the memory: to neglect:—pr.p. forget′ting; pa.t. forgot′; pa.p. forgot′, forgot′ten.adjs. Forget′able, Forget′table; Forget′ful, apt to forget: inattentive.—adv. Forget′fully.—ns. Forget′fulness; Forget′-me-not, a small herb (Myosotis palustris) with beautiful blue flowers, regarded as the emblem of friendship: a keepsake [a word adapted by Coleridge from the German Vergissmeinnicht]; Forget′ter, one who fails to bear in mind: a heedless person.—adv. Forget′tingly.—Forget one's self, to lose one's self-control or dignity, to descend to words and deeds unworthy of one's self. [A.S. forgietan—pfx. for-, away, gitan, to get.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Forget' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2016

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Forget' in Written Corpus Frequency: #708

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Forget' in Verbs Frequency: #178

How to pronounce Forget?

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How to say Forget in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Forget in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Forget in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Forget in a Sentence

  1. Alex Bastian:

    We’ve seen a very big increase in scam phone calls in San Francisco, we’re trying to prevent these scams from happening because once money leaves the US, forget us not having jurisdiction, but even federal authorities don’t have jurisdiction. Once the money’s gone, the money’s gone.

  2. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy:

    We are not out of the woods, folks. Let's not forget that.

  3. RVM:

    Instead of worrying, forget about your troubles. If some worries come true, you will have the Courage and Strength to face them. Promise yourself never to worry and Life will be Fun.

  4. Thomas Szasz:

    The stupid neither forgive nor forget the naive forgive and forget the wise forgive but do not forget.

  5. Ben Carson:

    It sounds really cool, you know, 'Let's just round them all up and send them back,' people who say that have no idea what that would entail in terms of our legal system, the costs - forget about it. Plus, where you gonna send them? It's just a double whammy.

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