For·go v. t. [imp. Forwent; p. p. Forgone; p. pr. & vb. n. Forgoing.]
1. To pass by; to leave. See 1st Forego.
For sith [since] I shall forgoon my liberty
At your request. --Chaucer.
And four [days] since Florimell the court forwent. --Spenser.
Note: ☞ This word in spelling has been confused with, and almost superseded by, forego to go before. Etymologically the form forgo is correct.
n : the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or
surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege
etc.) [syn: renunciation, forswearing]