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Synonyms for forget
fərˈgɛtfor·get

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Wiktionary4.0 / 4 votes

  1. forgetverb

    Synonyms:
    passover, disremember, overlook

    Antonyms:
    recall, learn, recollect, mind, acquire, remember, reminisce

  2. forgetverb

    To lose remembrance of.

    I have forgotten most of the things I learned in school.

    Synonyms:
    disremember, passover, overlook

    Antonyms:
    reminisce, acquire, mind, remember, recall, recollect, learn

  3. forgetverb

    To unintentionally not do, neglect.

    I forgot to buy flowers for my wife at our 14th wedding anniversary.

    Synonyms:
    disremember, overlook, passover

    Antonyms:
    learn, acquire, recall, mind, recollect, remember, reminisce

  4. forgetverb

    To cease remembering.

    Let's just forget about it.

    Synonyms:
    overlook, disremember, passover

    Antonyms:
    recollect, learn, reminisce, recall, remember, acquire, mind

  5. forgetverb

    fuck, screw .

    Forget you!

    Synonyms:
    overlook, passover, disremember

    Antonyms:
    mind, learn, acquire, remember, recall, reminisce, recollect

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. forget

    Synonyms:
    contemn, despise, dishonor, disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook, profane, violate

    Antonyms:
    celebrate, commemorate, keep, observe, solemnize

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. forget

    Synonyms:
    lose, pretermit, unlearn, obliviate, overlook

    Antonyms:
    acquire, learn, remember, recollect, mind, retain, treasure

Princeton's WordNet3.6 / 7 votes

  1. forget, buryverb

    dismiss from the mind; stop remembering

    "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories"

    Synonyms:
    eat up, block, entomb, draw a blank, swallow, lay to rest, swallow up, blank out, leave, inter, immerse, inhume, sink, bury

    Antonyms:
    recollect, call back, think, bear in mind, remember, mind, retrieve, think of, recall, call up

  2. forget, block, blank out, draw a blankverb

    be unable to remember

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

    Synonyms:
    stuff, stop, bury, blockade, immobilise, hinder, freeze, block off, stymie, obturate, close up, blank out, draw a blank, lug, barricade, block, occlude, stymy, impede, obstruct, bar, halt, kibosh, block up, parry, leave, embarrass, deflect, immobilize, jam, choke up

    Antonyms:
    bear in mind, mind, think, call back, think of, remember, call up, retrieve, recall, recollect

  3. forgetverb

    forget to do something

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

    Synonyms:
    block, leave, bury, draw a blank, blank out

    Antonyms:
    think, bear in mind, recall, call up, recollect, retrieve, remember, call back, think of, mind

  4. forget, leaveverb

    leave behind unintentionally

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

    Synonyms:
    lead, go forth, bury, leave alone, exit, draw a blank, leave behind, go away, give, will, blank out, get out, result, pull up stakes, block, go out, bequeath, entrust, pass on, depart, provide, leave, allow, impart, allow for

    Antonyms:
    mind, remember, recollect, bear in mind, think, retrieve, think of, call back, call up, recall

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. nevermind

    to disregard

    Submitted by anonymous on April 25, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. forgetverb

    Synonyms:
    lose the remembrance of, let slip from the mind, not remember

  2. forgetverb

    Synonyms:
    think no more of, consign to oblivion

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How to use forget in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Rochon:

    Although I have many wonderful memories from serving at the White House, being in the presence of her majesty, in her historic royal residence, was amazing, her hospitality, and her thoughtfulness toward those who serve at the pleasure of the first family or royal family, told me a lot about her character. I will never forget it.

  2. Chris Cabrera:

    It’s part of this culture, I think, where everyone’s just looking to get ahead so fast and so furiously that they forget to enjoy the ride, look for inflection points that they can improve their career, be a sponge, find mentors, things like that, we coach them to be patient, and we coach them that they’re winning, and we coach them to be a sponge and look for these inflections points.

  3. Confucius, The Confucian Analects:

    The man who in view of gain thinks of righteousness; who in the view of danger is prepared to give up his life; and who does not forget an old agreement however far back it extends - such a man may be reckoned a complete man.

  4. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault:

    As is the case with Brexit, the best way of defending Europe, which is rather what Donald Trump has invited us to do, is to remain united, to remain as a bloc, not to forget that the strength of the Europeans lies in their unity.

  5. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Forget decorated generals, tell me about Private Ryan.


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