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. RVM:

    Life is your biggest Treasure. Enjoy it. If you forget to, it will soon be gone, never to return.

  2. Zin Eddine Dadach:

    When people talk, we forget the look. When they act, we forget the speech.

  3. Lim Keuky:

    That is why, if you go to someone who is 18 years old and talk about how genocidal the Khmer Rouge was, she would say, 'It's not possible -- you must be lying,' because the parents who lived at that time they don't want to remember, in trying to forget, then the same thing can come again.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    You will get your chance to recognize your true friends during the most challenging phases in your life; just like you will be able to see the stars only when it gets absolutely dark. Your true friends are the ones who help you when you are down and out. Friends cheer you up when you feel sad, and pick you up when you fall. You mustn't forget your true friends and their helping hands when you get up again. True friends are rare, but they are always around, just like the shining stars in the sky.

  5. Sir Thomas More, Utopia, Book 1:

    It is the duty of righteous men to make war on all undeserved privilege, but one must not forget that this is a war without end.”

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