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forget

[ fer-get ]
/ f蓹r藞g蓻t /
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verb (used with object), for路got or (Archaic) for路gat [fer-gat]; /f蓹r藞g忙t/; for路got路ten [fer-got-n] /f蓹r藞g蓲t n/ or for路got; for路get路ting.
verb (used without object), for路got or (Archaic) for路gat [fer-gat]; /f蓹r藞g忙t/; for路got路ten [fer-got-n] /f蓹r藞g蓲t n/ or for路got; for路get路ting.
to cease or omit to think of something.
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Idioms about forget

    forget oneself, to say or do something improper or unbefitting one's rank, position, or character.

Origin of forget

First recorded before 900; for- + get; replacing Middle English foryeten, Old English forg(i)etan; cognate with Old Saxon fargetan, Old High German firgezzan

usage note for forget

Both forgot and forgotten are used as the past participle of forget : Many have already forgot (or forgotten ) the hard times of the Depression. Only forgotten is used attributively: half-forgotten memories.

OTHER WORDS FROM forget

for路get路ta路ble, adjectivefor路get路ter, nounun路for路get路ting, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for forget

forget
/ (f蓹藞伞蓻t) /

verb -gets, -getting or -got or -gotten or archaic, dialect -got

Derived forms of forget

forgettable, adjectiveforgetter, noun

Word Origin for forget

Old English forgietan; related to Old Frisian forgeta, Old Saxon fargetan, Old High German firgezzan
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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