[ UK /fɔːɡˈə‍ʊ/ ]
[ US /fɔɹˈɡoʊ/ ]
  1. lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime
    forfeited property
    you've forfeited your right to name your successor
  2. do without or cease to hold or adhere to
    We are dispensing with formalities
    relinquish the old ideas
  3. be earlier in time; go back further
    Stone tools precede bronze tools
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How To Use forego In A Sentence

  • This is the very definition of obstructionism: To delay a foregone conclusion for the sake of a petty protest.
  • Whenever possible, forego fashion and stick with ‘sensible’ shoes.
  • To forego means “to go before” – the matching fore in forego and before is a handy way to remember the correct form: Forego and forgo
  • This was a sad day indeed for the big bad wolf of the banking world, and not just because it must forego those rich pickings it planned to cream off from two billion cash machine transactions a year.
  • The foregoing is excerpted from Judgment Ridge by Dick Lehr and Mitchell Zuckoff.
  • Since the loan is for $10,000, it is our understanding that the foregone interest would not represent taxable income to him. Christianity Today
  • Pauline asked whether she would be willing to forego her drink of water `to save a poor sinner. RIDDLE ME THIS
  • You are suggesting that small RNA would assume the function performed by protein amino acyl synthetases and if we presume all the foregoing what leads you to think this mixture would evolve to produce a cell? Are Stereochemical Explanations Causally Sufficient?
  • The foregoing applies to cases in which a pulmotor would be used, such as apnea from electric shocks, etc. Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery
  • All of the foregoing, however, can be supported by interpreting the text, history, and structure of the Constitution according to its original meaning.
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