What are some alternative words for forego?

Synonyms for forego
fɔrˈgoʊ, foʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate(verb)

    be earlier in time; go back further

    "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

    Synonyms:
    lead, foreswear, predate, antedate, come before, dispense with, raven, forfeit, premise, give up, waive, throw overboard, prey, forgo, relinquish, preface, antecede, precede, introduce, foredate

  2. waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with(verb)

    do without or cease to hold or adhere to

    "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"

    Synonyms:
    quit, foreswear, predate, antedate, spare, dispense with, part with, release, throw overboard, renounce, give up, waive, let go, let go of, resign, forgo, relinquish, forfeit, antecede, precede, free

  3. forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego(verb)

    lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime

    "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"

    Synonyms:
    spare, antedate, allow, abandon, forfeit, vacate, precede, release, give up, resign, forgo, kick, throw in, predate, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, waive, throw overboard, dispense with, cede, stop, relinquish, throw in the towel, deliver, cease, chuck up the sponge, renounce, discontinue, deep-six, drop out, free, antecede, drop by the wayside, quit, foreswear

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forego

    Abandon is a word of wide signification, applying to persons or things of any kind; abdicate and resign apply to office, authority, or power; cede to territorial possessions; surrender especially to military force, and more generally to any demand, claim, passion, etc. Quit carries an idea of suddenness or abruptness not necessarily implied in abandon, and may not have the same suggestion of finality. The king abdicates his throne, cedes his territory, deserts his followers, renounces his religion, relinquishes his titles, abandons his designs. A cowardly officer deserts his ship; the helpless passengers abandon it. We quit business, give up property, resign office, abandon a habit or a trust. Relinquish commonly implies reluctance; the fainting hand relinquishes its grasp; the creditor relinquishes his claim. Abandon implies previous association with responsibility for or control of; forsake implies previous association with inclination or attachment, real or assumed; a man may abandon or forsake house or friends; he abandons an enterprise; forsakes God. Abandon is applied to both good and evil action; a thief abandons his designs, a man his principles. Forsake, like abandon, may be used either in the favorable or unfavorable sense; desert is always unfavorable, involving a breach of duty, except when used of mere localities; as, "the Deserted Village." While a monarch abdicates, a president or other elected or appointed officer resigns. It was held that James II. abdicated his throne by deserting it.

    Synonyms:
    abandon, abdicate, abjure, cast off, cease, cede, depart from, desert, discontinue, forsake, forswear, give up, leave, quit, recant, relinquish, renounce, repudiate, resign, retire from, retract, surrender, vacate, withdraw from

    Antonyms:
    adopt, advocate, assert, cherish, claim, court, defend, favor, haunt, hold, keep, maintain, occupy, prosecute, protect, pursue, retain, seek, support, undertake, uphold, vindicate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forego

    Synonyms:
    waive, drop, abandon, abjure, renounce, give up, relinquish, yield, surrender, resign

    Antonyms:
    claim, assume, vindicate, seize, grasp, retain

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forego(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    relinquish, resign, surrender, cede, yield, abandon, give up, part with, let go

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. forego(v)

    Synonyms:
    quit, relinquish, surrender, yield, do without, precede

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "forego":

    renounce, waive, relinquish, abandon, forgo

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How to use forego in a sentence?

  1. Tricia Neuman:

    The hope is people will be more sensitive to costs and go without unnecessary care, but if instead, some forego medical care that they need, they may require expensive care down the road, potentially raising costs for Medicare over time.

  2. Benjamin Disraeli:

    Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.

  3. Mahathir Mohamad:

    Already we are willing to forego tax for 10 years and maybe more than that, we can give them whatever incentive we can afford. Our main aim is to create jobs for our people.

  4. Joe Bidens:

    I know how hard it is to forego family traditions, but it's so very important.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    See first that the design is wise and just that ascertained, pursue it resolutely do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect.


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