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Synonyms for forget
fərˈgɛt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forget, bury(verb)

    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 blank(verb)

    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. forget(verb)

    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, leave(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. forget(verb)

    Synonyms:
    overlook, disremember, passover

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

  2. forget(verb)

    To lose remembrance of.

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

    Synonyms:
    overlook, passover, disremember

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

  3. forget(verb)

    To unintentionally not do, neglect.

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

    Synonyms:
    passover, overlook, disremember

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

  4. forget(verb)

    To cease remembering.

    Let's just forget about it.

    Synonyms:
    passover, disremember, overlook

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

  5. forget(verb)

    fuck, screw .

    Forget you!

    Synonyms:
    disremember, passover, overlook

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forget

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

    Antonyms:
    celebrate, commemorate, keep, observe, solemnize

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forget

    Synonyms:
    lose, pretermit, unlearn, obliviate, overlook

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forget(v. a.)

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

  2. forget(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    think no more of, consign to oblivion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    forgets, remember, overlook, forgot, forgotten, ignore, anas, neglect, forgetto, disregard

How to pronounce forget?

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How to say forget in sign language?

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How to use forget in a sentence?

  1. Liza Morales:

    Keeping Up With the Kardashians. i don't think I'll forget the tight knot I felt in the pit of my stomach the morning I received the text message with three simple words on the screen. It read 'I'm getting married' and it was from the man I'd spent more than 10 years of my life with.

  2. RJ Intindola:

    Quit telling us to forget the past and never look back. We learned from the past, gained wisdom from the past that we apply every day in the process of living. If we forget the past, we’ll forget who we are since that’s where we came from.

  3. Felix Frankfurter:

    We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals. Lincoln was a professional politician.

  4. Karuna Nundy:

    A system of judges appointing themselves is imperfect, let's not forget that the government of India is the largest litigant before the courts.

  5. Demi Lovato:

    You just have to take it one day at a time ; some days are easier than others and some days you forget about drinking and using, but for me, I work on my physical health, which is important, but Mental Health as well, i make sure I stay on my medications. I go to AA meetings. I do what I can physically in the gym. I make it a priority.


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