verb (used with object), for·went [fawr-went], /fɔrˈwɛnt/, for·gone [fawr-gawn, -gon], /fɔrˈgɔn, -ˈgɒn/, for·go·ing.
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Origin of forgo
OTHER WORDS FROM forgofor·go·er, nounun·for·gone, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for forgo
But will forgoing your morning oatmeal really lead to a leaner body and better athletic performance?
We spit our saliva into our spit kits after forgoing food for an hour before.23andMe and Me: Why Policymakers Should Set the Genetic Testing Company Free|Charles C. Johnson|February 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But forgoing vengeance is pure Gabby, colleagues tell Eleanor Clift.Gabby Giffords Rises Above, ‘Satisfied’ With Jared Loughner Plea Deal|Eleanor Clift|August 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Finally we get to see Assange forgoing diplomacy and deference.
She will tack toward narrow and safe decisions, forgoing grand, sweeping arguments when simple ones will suffice.
In the forgoing remarks I have taken the liberty of extracting several facts from a valuable little work by Rolla Springfield.
But Quin hadn't the slightest intention of forgoing one second of that delectable interview.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
He did not at all feel the relief he should have felt at forgoing his daily infliction.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
The forgoing provisions do not apply to children who are under compulsion to attend the national schools.The Theory and Policy of Labour Protection|Albert Eberhard Friedrich Schffle
Behold, thy uterine brothers are all sad and cheerless at seeing thee resolved to put an end to thy life by forgoing food.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2|Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli