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Forgo Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • refrain from consuming; "You will have to forgo alcohol"
  • lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
  • do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Forgo'

  • Forgo Sourhai: Forgo Sourhai is a small town and seat of the Commune of Sony Aliber in the Cercle of Gao in the Gao Region of south-eastern Mali ...

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'Forgo' example sentence in quotations

* Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage. - Benjamin Disraeli

* I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. - Galileo Galilei

* Many could forgo heavy meals, a full wardrobe, a fine house, et cetera it is the ego they cannot forgo. - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Forgo Sample Sentences in News

  • New Meriden housing code has incentives for landlords
    MERIDEN — The newly adopted city housing code allows landlords who meet certain criteria to forgo city inspections every two years. Read more on this news related to 'Forgo'
  • Merkel Balanced Budget in Jeopardy as Economic Pace Sputters
    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s pledge to forgo new borrowing next year for the first time since 1969 may be at risk after her government today cut its economic growth forecast on a declining outlook for German exports. Read more on this news related to 'Forgo'
  • Lions QB Lulay to forgo surgery
    B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay has elected to forgo surgery and will continue to rehabilitate his right throwing shoulder as he aims for a late-season return to the lineup. Read more on this news related to 'Forgo'

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