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forgo

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of forgo

  1. to resist the temptation of <I'll forgo dessert tonight—I'm trying to lose weight> Synonyms abjure, abstain (from), forbear (also forego), keep (from), refrain (from), withhold (from)Related Words avoid, eschew, shun; check, constrain, curb, inhibit; deny, refuse, reject, repudiate; buck, combat, fightNear Antonyms acquiesce (to), capitulate, concede (to), knuckle under (to)Antonyms bow (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)



Variants of forgo

also forego

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