What is another word for forgo?

Synonyms for forgo
fɔrˈgoʊfor·go

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense withverb

    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, forego, give up, waive, let go, let go of, resign, relinquish, forfeit, antecede, precede, free

  2. predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedateverb

    be earlier in time; go back further

    "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

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

  3. forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, foregoverb

    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, 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, forego, quit, foreswear

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. forgoverb

    Synonyms:
    omit, relinquish, let slip

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "forgo":

    renounce, waive, abandon, relinquish, forego

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How to use forgo in a sentence?

  1. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    Iran used to forgo some maritime offenses in ... (the) Gulf but will never close (its) eyes anymore.

  2. Masanori Kuwata:

    Because of this, we opted to forgo raising base salaries this year.

  3. Mike Gallagher:

    Earlier this week, President Biden claimed that the pandemic was over. It seems everyone but Speaker Pelosi agrees. by extending proxy voting, Speaker Pelosi continues to allow members to forgo the most important component of their job — voting — and lie to their constituents in the process. The day when Republicans take back the House and eliminate this unconstitutional and unethical practice can’t come soon enough.

  4. Mayor Morrow:

    Our police chief said he would forgo his pay raise and also my city manager and our city maintenance officer manager donated their… pay raises also, it was unanimously passed, the budget, and we’re very happy to say that our police officers will be getting their raises.

  5. Masanori Kuwata:

    Any negative impact to our current situation could have a significant impact on our workforce, because of this, we opted to forgo raising base salaries this year.


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