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Definition 1: be unable to remember - [verb of cognition]

Samples where forget or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I'm drawing a blank
  • You are blocking the name of your first wife!

Synonyms for forget in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of forget ) pass out of one's memory

Definition 2: dismiss from the mind; stop remembering - [verb of cognition]

Samples where forget or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I tried to bury these unpleasant memories

Synonyms for forget in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of forget ) try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge

(... is a kind of forget ) put out of one's consciousness

Definition 3: leave behind unintentionally - [verb of cognition]

Samples where forget or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant
  • I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors

Synonyms for forget in the sense of this definition

(forget is a kind of ...) miss from one's possessions; lose sight of

"I've lost my glasses again!"

(forget has a similar meaning as ...) go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness

"She left a mess when she moved out" "His good luck finally left him" "her husband left her after 20 years of marriage" "she wept thinking she had been left behind"

Definition 4: forget to do something - [verb of cognition]

Samples where forget or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Don't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!

(forget is a kind of ...) leave undone or leave out

"How could I miss that typo?" "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

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