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Definition 1: lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime - [verb of possession]

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

  • you've forfeited your right to name your successor
  • forfeited property

Synonyms for forgo in the sense of this definition

(forgo is a kind of ...) forsake, leave behind

"We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"

(... is a kind of forgo ) let slip

"He lapsed his membership"

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

  • We are dispensing with formalities
  • relinquish the old ideas

Synonyms for forgo in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of forgo ) stop consuming

"kick a habit" "give up alcohol"

Definition 3: be earlier in time; go back further - [verb of stative]

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

  • Stone tools precede bronze tools

Synonyms for forgo in the sense of this definition

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