Definitions for forgo
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waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense withverb
do without or cease to hold or adhere to
"We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedateverb
be earlier in time; go back further
"Stone tools precede bronze tools"
forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, foregoverb
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 abstain from; to do without; to refrain from; to renounce; -- said of a thing already enjoyed, or of one within reach, or anticipated. See 1st forego, 2.
To let pass, to leave alone
To do without, to abandon
The only way to avoid shame is to forgo acting shamefully.
To refrain from, to abstain from, to pass up, to withgo.
Etymology: forgon, from forgan. More at.
To forgo means to decide not to do or have something, often something desired or expected. It generally implies making a conscious choice to give up or avoid an action or situation, usually to gain another benefit or advantage.
to pass by; to leave. See 1st Forego
Etymology: [OE. forgan, forgon, forgoon, AS. forgn, prop., to go past, hence, to abstain from; pref. for- + gn to go; akin to G. vergehen to pass away, to transgress. See Go, v. i.]
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Forego vs. Forgo -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Forego and Forgo.
The numerical value of forgo in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of forgo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
Many could forgo heavy meals, a full wardrobe, a fine house, et cetera it is the ego they cannot forgo.
Iran used to forgo some maritime offenses in ... (the) Gulf but will never close (its) eyes anymore.
The lobbying that is taking place on the other side is fierce, it is well-financed, it is relentless, and in the absence of your voices, you are going to see the same array of forces that got us into the Iraq War, leading to a situation in which we forgo a historic opportunity and we are back on the path of potential military conflict.
The spacecraft is now on a ballistic path, so that even if we were to forgo future small course adjustments using thrusters, we would still enter Saturn's atmosphere on September 15, no matter what.
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