verb (used with object), for·went [fawr-went], /fɔrˈwɛnt/, for·gone [fawr-gawn, -gon], /fɔrˈgɔn, -ˈgɒn/, for·go·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM forgofor·go·er, nounun·for·gone, adjective
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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.
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