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forget

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1 to be unable to recall or think of

  • I forget exactly on which street that the house is
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2 to fail to give proper attention to

  • she promised not to forget her high school friends after she went off to college
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3 to leave undone or unattended to especially through carelessness

  • he forgot the pot boiling on the stove
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4 to miss the opportunity or obligation

  • I forgot to call on his birthday
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miss out on

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Synonym Discussion of forget

neglect, disregard, ignore, overlook, slight, forget mean to pass over without giving due attention. neglect implies giving insufficient attention to something that merits one's attention.
    • habitually neglected his studies
disregard suggests voluntary inattention.
    • disregarded the wishes of his family
ignore implies a failure to regard something obvious.
    • ignored the snide remark
overlook suggests disregarding or ignoring through haste or lack of care.
    • in my rush I overlooked a key example
slight implies contemptuous or disdainful disregarding or omitting.
    • slighted several major authors in her survey
forget may suggest either a willful ignoring or a failure to impress something on one's mind.
    • forget what others say


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