verb (used with object), for·went [fawr-went], /fɔrˈwɛnt/, for·gone [fawr-gawn, -gon], /fɔrˈgɔn, -ˈgɒn/, for·go·ing.
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The family had already consented to forgo chest compressions if Winston’s heart stopped, but they were not ready to discontinue her care.
Ask a hypertensive oil executive who says climate science should be ignored because there are uncertainties in the data if he is willing to forgo his blood pressure medicine because it has its share of uncertainties and side effects.How Pseudoscientists Get Away With It - Facts So Romantic|Stuart Firestein|August 28, 2020|Nautilus
Though sponsorship drives a significant portion of most B2B company event revenue, most are forgoing ticket revenue by either deeply discounting their tickets or simply requiring that attendees register.Lack of events revenue squeezes B2B media, forcing virtual volume — and innovation|Max Willens|August 4, 2020|Digiday
At the moment, many brands are still forgoing subway ads and other “underground” ad locations.Why beverage startup United Sodas is testing out a new out-of-home strategy|Gabriela Barkho|July 27, 2020|Digiday
While the launch of tools including Supporting Cast in the past year have made it easier for podcasts to generate consumer revenue, pivoting to paid often requires generating more content or forgoing ad revenue.
The paper did not propose that women forgo surgery—only that the data suggested a need for more research.
Or might a solution be found that is mutually satisfactory to both sides—even if each side must forgo their maximum desires?New Documentary Reveals Story of Palestinian Village Covered Up By JNF Forest|Mira Sucharov|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And if he does lose, the political pressure on him to forgo a Syria strike will likely prove overwhelming.Obama Decision on Syria Good for U.S Democracy, but His Case Is Weak|Peter Beinart|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Finally, a dance song dominates the summer but manages to forgo sugary pop confection.10 ‘Song of the Summer’ Contenders From Daft Punk to Ciara (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|July 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For this reason, Republican politicians seeking to reach black audiences would do well to forgo formal speeches.What Rand Paul Should Have Done at Howard University|David Frum|April 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is extremely good of you to forgo any engagement you may have had merely to return this to me with your own hands.The Silver Butterfly|Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
We must forgo the past hopes of man so that we may find something real to hope for.Essays on Art|A. Clutton-Brock
In short, Herr Kleist would be obliged for at least a fortnight to forgo the pleasures of society.The Prussian Terror|Alexandre Dumas
Pray do not forgo your Intention—nay, your Promise, as I regard it—to sit, and send me the result.Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883)|Edward FitzGerald
While he may quarrel from morning until night with his fellow, it is a sociable quarrel and neither would willingly forgo it.The Meaning of Evolution|Samuel Christian Schmucker