[fɔːˈɡəʊ, fəˈɡəʊ]
forgoes (third person present) · forwent (past tense) · forgoing (present participle) · forgone (past participle) · forego (verb) · foregoes (third person present) · forewent (past tense) · foregoing (present participle) · foregone (past participle)
  1. go without (something desirable).
    "she wanted to forgo the tea and leave while they could"
    do without · go without · give up · waive · renounce · surrender · disavow · relinquish · part with · drop · sacrifice · forswear · abjure · swear off · steer clear of · abandon ·
    cede · yield · abstain from · refrain from · eschew · cut out · decline · refuse · repudiate · spurn
    • refrain from.
      "we forgo any comparison between the two men"
Old English forgān (see for-, go1).
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she wanted to forgo the tea and leave while they could.
you'll have to forgo fripperies like glossy mags.
we forgo any comparison between the two men.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic (VERB)التخلي عن, التنازل عن
Bangla দাবি
Bosnian (Latin) odreći
Bulgarian се откажат от
Cantonese (Traditional) 放棄
Catalan (VERB)renunciar
Chinese Simplified 放弃
Chinese Traditional 放棄
Croatian (VERB)odreći
Czech (VERB)vzdát
Danish (VERB)give afkald
Dutch (VERB)afzien
Estonian kaota
Fijian vakatikitikitaka na
Filipino huwag sumali
Finnish (VERB)luopua
French (VERB)renoncer
German (VERB)verzichten
Greek Προηγούμαι
Haitian Creole renoncer
Hindi (VERB)छोड़
Hungarian (VERB)lemond
Icelandic fyrirfara sér
Indonesian (VERB)melupakan
Italian (VERB)rinunciare
Japanese (VERB)見送る, 見合わせる, 済ませる, 差し控える, 断念, あきらめる, あきらめ
Kiswahili kuacha
Korean 지 내 다
Latvian (VERB)atteikties
Lithuanian (VERB)atsisakyti
Malagasy hanoherana ny
Malay (Latin) memaafkannya
Maltese jirrinunzjaw għal
Norwegian Bokmål avkall
Persian چشم پوشیدن
Polish (VERB)rezygnują, zrezygnować
Portuguese (VERB)renunciar
Querétaro Otomi renunciar 'na
Romanian (VERB)renunţe
Russian (VERB)отказаться от
Samoan faataatia ese
Serbian (Cyrillic) забораве на
Serbian (Latin) zaborave na
Slovak (VERB)vzdať
Slovenian (VERB)odreče, odrekel
Spanish (VERB)renunciar
Swedish (VERB)avstå från
Tahitian imi
Tamil அத்
Telugu ఫార్గో
Thai ยอมสละ
Tongan tukuange
Turkish bırakmak
Ukrainian (VERB)відмовитися від
Urdu معاف کر دو
Welsh ymwrthod
Yucatec Maya renunciar u
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