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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. Steve Maraboli:

    Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today."

  2. Xing Yan Zhang:

    We did n’t overcharge Ben Edelman, we would never do that. We do a very good job. If someone comes in here, and they forget their wallet, we feed them. We let them eat, we never kick them out.

  3. Andrew Heafner:

    He wanted to stay around until it’s freezing cold outside, but I didn’t mind spending Christmas in shorts and a t-shirt so it’s a win-win, it meant a lot to him, and it’s one of those things where we’ll never forget that.

  4. Arthur Conan Doyle:

    Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.

  5. James Waddell Alexander, II:

    More important than learning how to recall things is finding ways to forget things that are cluttering the mind.


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