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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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 Note:This word in spelling has been confused with, and almost superseded by, forego to go before.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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See forgo

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing
           with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas" [syn: waive,
            relinquish, foreswear, dispense with]
      2: lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
         [syn: forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive]
         [ant: claim]
      3: refrain from consuming; "You will have to forgo alcohol"
         [syn: give up]
      [also: forwent, forgone]