verb (used with object), for·went, for·gone, for·go·ing.
- forgive and forget,
- forgotten man,
Origin of forgo
Examples from the Web for forgo
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
He forced her, along with her older sisters, to forgo any semblance of a normal childhood.Why My Mother Would Save Aurora Shooter James Holmes|Anna Klassen|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Increasingly, though, many trans people are choosing to forgo surgery, for both personal and financial reasons.Show Me Your Papers Before You Pee? It Could Happen in Arizona|Tricia Romano|March 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We used to take "A Nap" pretty regularly of an evening, and must now forgo this simple luxury.
We'll have to forgo lights for the present, but I needed the bombs more.The Black Star Passes|John W Campbell
Since virtue has no power to chain or awe thee, Swear to forgo thy traitorous schemes, or straight I'll seek the king——Cæsa.
I ask little of thee, Joseph, the children I'll forgo, but do thou separate thyself from these sectaries during my lifetime.The Brook Kerith|George Moore
And ye who cannot imagine, forgo the pleasure, for I shall tell you no more about it.A Trip to Cuba|Julia Ward Howe