forget


forget

verb

Definition of FORGET

1
to be unable to recall or think of <I forget exactly on which street that the house is>
Near Antonyms remind
Antonyms flash back (to), hark back (to), harken back (to), hearken back (to), mind [chiefly dialect], recall, recollect, remember, reminisce (about), think (of)
2
to fail to give proper attention to <she promised not to forget her high school friends after she went off to college>
Related Words fail; miss, omit; brush (aside or off), reject, shrug off, slough (off) also sluff (off); disdain, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn; scant, skimp
Antonyms attend (to), heed, mind, regard, tend (to)
3
to leave undone or unattended to especially through carelessness <he forgot the pot boiling on the stove>
Synonyms forget, shirk
Related Words slack (off)
Antonyms attend (to), remember
4
to miss the opportunity or obligation <I forgot to call on his birthday>
Synonyms fail, forget, omit
Near Antonyms heed, mind, remember; keep, observe; carry out, do, execute, perform, practice (also practise); discharge, fulfill (or fulfil), meet, satisfy; comply (with)

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