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1. forgo

verb. ['fɔrˈgoʊ'] do without or cease to hold or adhere to.

Synonyms

  • waive
  • give up
  • dispense with
  • kick
  • forego
  • relinquish

Antonyms

  • take
  • cheer
  • clasp
  • enlist

Etymology

  • forgon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forgan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Forgo

  • genego
  • taekwondo
  • tourtelot
  • pinsoneault
  • ex-voto
  • undergo
  • tondreau
  • tallyho
  • overflow
  • lambreau
  • jandreau
  • hwang-ho
  • guandjo
  • gendreau
  • cointreau
  • celo
  • cabo
  • brancheau
  • blincoe
  • apropos
  • vigneault
  • vigneau
  • van-gogh
  • tyo
  • truffaut
  • trudeau
  • therriault
  • theriault
  • tetreault
  • tableaux

How do you spell forgo? Is it forgoe ?

A common misspelling of forgo is forgoe

Sentences with forgo


1. Verb, base form
If your muscles hurt or start shaking, forgo the self-torture and move your front foot back a little.

Quotes about forgo


1. I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
- Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina

2. We want one class of persons to have a liberal education, and we want another class of persons, a very much larger class of necessity in every society, to forgo the privilege of a liberal education and fit themselves to perform specific difficult manual tasks.
- Woodrow Wilson

2. forgo

verb. ['fɔrˈgoʊ'] lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • waive
  • lapse
  • abandon
  • forego
  • forfeit

Antonyms

  • continue
  • requisition
  • enter
  • take office

Etymology

  • forgon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forgan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. forgo

verb. ['fɔrˈgoʊ'] be earlier in time; go back further.

Synonyms

  • predate
  • antecede
  • forego
  • precede

Antonyms

  • hold
  • engage
  • recede
  • begin

Etymology

  • forgon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forgan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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