forego

  • 1 Forego — Fore*go , v. t. [imp. {Forewent 2}; p. p. {Foregone} (?; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Foregoing}.] [See {Forgo}.] 1. To quit; to relinquish; to leave. [1913 Webster] Stay at the third cup, or forego the place. Herbert. [1913 Webster] 2. To relinquish… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Forego — (1970 1997) est un cheval de course pur sang anglais né aux États Unis, fils de Forli et Lady Golconda, par Hasty Road. Il fut l un des plus grands champions américains du 20e siècle. Sommaire 1 Carrière de courses 2 Palmarès Récompenses …

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  • 3 Forego — Fore*go , v. t. [AS. foreg[=a]n; fore + g[=a]n to go; akin to G. vorgehen to go before, precede. See {Go}, v. i.] To go before; to precede; used especially in the present and past participles. [1913 Webster] Pleasing remembrance of a thought… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 forego — index abandon (relinquish), disclaim, forswear, resign, surrender (give back) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 5 forego — (v.) to go before, O.E. foregan to go before, from FORE (Cf. fore ) + GO (Cf. go). Related: Foregoing; foregone. Phrase foregone conclusion was popularized in Othello [III.iii], but Shakespeare s sense was not necessarily the main modern one of a …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 forego — [2] ► VERB (foregoes; past forewent; past part. foregone) archaic ▪ precede in place or time …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 forego — forego1 [fôrgō′] vt., vi. forewent, foregone, foregoing [ME forgon < OE foregan] to go before in place, time, or degree; precede forego2 [fôrgō′] vt. alt. sp. of FORGO …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Forego — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Forego caption = sire = Forli grandsire = Aristophanes dam = Lady Golconda damsire = Hasty Road sex = Gelding foaled = 1970 country = United States flagicon|USA colour = Bay breeder = Martha Farish Gerry …

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  • 9 forego — [[t]fɔː(r)go͟ʊ[/t]] foregoes, foregoing, forewent, foregone also forgo VERB If you forego something, you decide to do without it, although you would like it. [FORMAL] [V n …

    English dictionary

  • 10 forego — forgo, forego Both words are pronounced with the stress on the second syllable. Forgo means ‘to go without, abstain from’; forego means ‘to go before, precede’ and occurs principally in the forms foregoing and foregone (see the separate entries… …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 forego — verb /fɔːˈɡəʊ/ a) To abandon [ hellip;] for on no other terms does she desire a reconciliation, but will sooner forego all the hopes to which her birth entitles her, and get her bread by service, than ever yield to become the wife of the . b) To… …

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  • 12 forego — See forego, forgo …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 13 forego — also forgo verb past tense forewent past participle foregone (T) formal to decide to not do or have something, especially something enjoyable: The monks have to forego earthly pleasures …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 forego — I. transitive verb (forewent; foregone; foregoing) Date: before 12th century to go before ; precede • foregoer noun II. variant of forgo …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 forego — forego1 foregoer, n. /fawr goh , fohr /, v.t., v.i., forewent, foregone, foregoing. to go before; precede. [bef. 900; ME forgon, forgan, OE foregan. See FORE , GO1] forego2 …

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  • 16 forego — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb See forgo …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 forego — fore|go [fo:ˈgəu US fo:rˈgou] another spelling of ↑forgo …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 forego — fore|go [ fɔr gou ] another spelling of forgo …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 forego — fore go || fÉ”r gəʊ /fɔː v. precede, go before; abstain, refrain from, give up …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 forego — forego1 verb variant spelling of forgo. forego2 verb (foregoes, foregoing, forewent; past participle foregone) archaic precede in place or time. Derivatives foregoer noun …

    English new terms dictionary


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