[ fawr-went ]
/ fɔrˈwɛnt /
simple past tense of forgo.
relinquish, quit, abstain, renounce, waive, refrain, resist, eschew, abandon, forsake, abdicate, forbear, cede, sacrifice, abjure, yield, desist, resign, pass, surrender
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[ fawr-goh ]
/ fɔrˈgoʊ /
verb (used with object), for·went, for·gone, for·go·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.
Origin of forgo
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/ (fɔːˈwɛnt) /
the past tense of forgo
/ (fɔːˈɡəʊ) /
verb -goes, -going, -went or -gone (tr)
to give up or do without
archaic to leave
Word Origin for forgo
Old English forgān; see for-, go 1
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