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forgot

verb
past tense of 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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“Forgot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forgot. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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