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forego

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verb fore·go \fȯr-ˈgō\

Definition of forego

-went

play \fȯr-ˈwent\;

foregone

play play \fȯr-ˈgȯn also -ˈgän\;

foregoing

play \fȯr-ˈgō-iŋ, -ˈgȯ(-)iŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to go before :  precede The story of his mishap forewent him.

foregoer

play \fȯr-ˈgō-ər\ noun

Examples of forego in a Sentence

  1. if the sparse crowds are any indication of the public's interest in the presidential candidate, then his reputation obviously foregoes him

First Known Use of forego

before 12th century


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forego

verb fore·go

less common spelling of

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to give up the enjoyment or advantage of :  do without never forwent an opportunity of honest profit — R. L. Stevenson decided to forgo dessert for a few days

  3. 2 archaic :  forsake



FOREGO Defined for Kids

forego

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fore·go

Definition of forego for Students

  1. variant of forgo



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