[ US /fɔɹˈɡoʊ/ ]
[ UK /fˈɔːɡə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) 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 forgo In A Sentence

  • The aircraft descended into a wetland area and had since been forgotten about as it sank below the surface. Times, Sunday Times
  • (Variety's Dennis Harvey called Mr. Friedman's onscreen persona "nebbishy"; The Boston Globe's Wesley Morris was a little nicer, saying, "The movie is the product of his big, shiny love of forgotten soul legends whom superstardom ... has eluded.") Did Pirated 'Wolverine' Review Get Fox 411's Roger Friedman Fired? [Update]
  • If your next record's a bit iffy, you're forgotten.
  • Absorbing and retracing my history, memories of the special, never forgotten days, when our family made the crossing over the lagoon to the hummocks beyond.
  • The time is nigh for the resurrection of these long-forgotten principles.
  • He's not tried to be dishonest, he has just forgotten to mention one thing.
  • Oh I forgot, the nice man intimidated her into signing the car documents over to him.
  • Forgotten skills include bleeding radiators and servicing a car. The Sun
  • I was watching the match in a pub without sound, and I had forgotten about it, so it was not until I got home that I realised that Langer had taken a hat trick, and that was why the West Indian fieldsmen all looked so pleased.
  • Aerogels had been largely forgotten when, in the late 1970s, the French government approached Stanislaus Teichner at Universite Claud Bernard, Lyon seeking a method for storing oxygen and rocket fuels in porous materials. A Real Spinoff that NASA Has Seemingly Forgotten About - NASA Watch
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