What does Forget mean?

Definitions for Forget
fərˈgɛtFor·get

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forget, buryverb

    dismiss from the mind; stop remembering

    "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories"

  2. forget, block, blank out, draw a blankverb

    be unable to remember

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

  3. forgetverb

    forget to do something

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

  4. forget, leaveverb

    leave behind unintentionally

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

Wiktionary

  1. forgetverb

    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. forgetverb

    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. forgetverb

    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. forgetverb

    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. Forgetverb

    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. Forgetverb

    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.]

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  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

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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. Daniel Carmon:

    It could be that the Israeli businessman arrives on a Monday flight and wants to return on Thursday with a deal in hand. I say to him 'forget it'. It's not going to happen. There are processes, the processes take time, not four days.

  2. Arthur Kaliyev:

    It was a really special moment, getting the first one, you never forget one of those moments. A lot of nerves at the start of the game, but I thought I tried to play my best out there.

  3. 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.

  4. Edward Blackwell:

    Don't forget the time change. Tomorrow when you leave for work it will be later than when you woke up.

  5. H. Mathews:

    A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left him.

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