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Synonyms for forget

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  1. forgetverb

    passover, disremember, overlook

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

  2. forgetverb

    To lose remembrance of.

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

    disremember, passover, overlook

    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.

    disremember, overlook, passover

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

  4. forgetverb

    To cease remembering.

    Let's just forget about it.

    overlook, disremember, passover

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

  5. forgetverb

    fuck, screw .

    Forget you!

    overlook, passover, disremember

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forget

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

    celebrate, commemorate, keep, observe, solemnize

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forget

    lose, pretermit, unlearn, obliviate, overlook

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. forget, buryverb

    dismiss from the mind; stop remembering

    "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories"

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

    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!"

    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

    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!"

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

    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"

    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

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

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Editors Contribution

  1. nevermind

    to disregard

    Submitted by anonymous on April 25, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forgetverb

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

  2. forgetverb

    think no more of, consign to oblivion

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How to use forget in a sentence?

  1. Robert Graves:

    Anthropologists are a connecting link between poets and scientists though their field-work among primitive peoples has often made them forget the language of science.

  2. Andrew Ainsworth:

    Ninety-nine percent of all legal advice said forget it. Big money always wins, but we honestly believed that nobody can stop you being the artist that you are. They can't take it away from you. They can't take your hands off so you can't use them anymore. It was that ridiculous to us.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Self-centric may also speak online about humanity,any virtuous quality or even pretentiously voice against the atrocity of authority,but being a mentally-sick does not usually forget to add own pic in that post or thought to gain publicity and praise on his face

  4. Dennis Dahmer:

    It brings back all kind of bad memories that we never forget. It brings you back, we just need more people to be vocal, to be visual about how they feel about what's going in America right now.

  5. Dele Alli:

    Straight after that game you want the floor to eat you up. You want to hide and not come out of your room. You want to forget about it and lock yourself away.

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