Synonyms for forgo

Grammar : Verb
Spell : fawr-goh
Phonetic Transcription : fɔrˈgoʊ

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Définition of forgo

Origin :
  • "to relinquish," Old English forgan "go away, pass over, leave undone," from for- "away" + gan "go" (see go). Related: Forgoing; forgone.
  • verb give up, do without
Example sentences :
  • It was a mere piece of theatricality, such as it was not in Scaramouche's nature to forgo.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Then the petitioners offered to do anything, only they begged him to forgo invasion.
  • Extract from : « Hellenica » by Xenophon
  • We'll have to forgo lights for the present, but I needed the bombs more.
  • Extract from : « The Black Star Passes » by John W Campbell
  • Tony was sulky, and Constance could not forgo the pleasure of baiting him further.
  • Extract from : « Jerry » by Jean Webster
  • The freshmen who had been so favored did not wish to forgo these joys.
  • Extract from : « Hester's Counterpart » by Jean K. Baird
  • I will, even if I have to forgo my baccy for a month to raise the oof.
  • Extract from : « Camp Fire Yarns of the Lost Legion » by G. Hamilton-Browne
  • He was so used to his pipe after a meal that he really could not forgo it.
  • Extract from : « First and Last » by H. Belloc
  • She, for her part, must forgo the liberty of the free-lance.
  • Extract from : « Feminism and Sex-Extinction » by Arabella Kenealy
  • Nor were we the only toilers obliged to forgo the hard-earned half-hour of rest.
  • Extract from : « The Long Day » by Dorothy Richardson
  • And ye who cannot imagine, forgo the pleasure, for I shall tell you no more about it.
  • Extract from : « A Trip to Cuba » by Julia Ward Howe

Antonyms for forgo

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