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forgo

or fore路go

[ fawr-goh ]
/ f蓴r藞go蕣 /
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verb (used with object), for路went [fawr-went], /f蓴r藞w蓻nt/, for路gone [fawr-gawn, -gon], /f蓴r藞g蓴n, -藞g蓲n/, for路go路ing.
to abstain or refrain from; do without.
to give up, renounce, or resign.
Archaic. to neglect or overlook.
Archaic. to quit or leave.
Obsolete. to go or pass by.
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Origin of forgo

First recorded before 950; Middle English forgon, Old English forg膩n ; see origin at for-, go1

OTHER WORDS FROM forgo

for路go路er, nounun路for路gone, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for forgo

forgo

forego

/ (f蓴藧藞伞蓹蕣) /

verb -goes, -going, -went or -gone (tr)
to give up or do without
archaic to leave

Derived forms of forgo

forgoer or foregoer, noun

Word Origin for forgo

Old English forg膩n; see for-, go 1
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