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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Refrain from consuming; Lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime; Do without or cease to hold or adhere to; Be earlier in time.

Usage examples (33)
  • I could happily forgo the chocolate, but I did like crisps and savory snacks.
  • You will have to forgo alcohol
  • If he'd handed in essays he might have learned to spell. "forgo".
  • It should be "forgo" (i.e. go without) not "forego" (i.e. go before). for more
Tutoring comment
  • The coach wanted to "forego" (to go before) her players to the restaurant so she could make sure they would "forgo" (to do without; to abstain from) eating junk food.
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