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Meaning & Definition of Forgo in English

English

Forgo

/fɔrgoʊ/

verb

1. Do without or cease to hold or adhere to

  • "We are dispensing with formalities"
  • "Relinquish the old ideas"
    synonym:
  • waive
  • ,
  • relinquish
  • ,
  • forgo
  • ,
  • forego
  • ,
  • foreswear
  • ,
  • dispense with

2. Be earlier in time

  • Go back further
  • "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
    synonym:
  • predate
  • ,
  • precede
  • ,
  • forego
  • ,
  • forgo
  • ,
  • antecede
  • ,
  • antedate

3. 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"
    synonym:
  • forfeit
  • ,
  • give up
  • ,
  • throw overboard
  • ,
  • waive
  • ,
  • forgo
  • ,
  • forego