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The dict-ified word of the day is forgo

| source : web1913 | Forgo \For*go"\, v. t. [imp. {Forwent}; p. p. {Forgone}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forgoing}.] [OE. forgan, forgon, forgoon, AS. forg[=a]n, prop., to go past, hence, to abstain from; pref. for- + g[=a]n to go; akin to G. vergehen to pass away, to transgress. See {Go}, v. i.] To pass by; to leave. See 1st {Forego}. For sith [since] I shall forgoon my liberty At your request. --Chaucer. And four [days] since Florimell the court forwent. --Spenser. Note: This word in spelling has been confused with, and almost superseded by, forego to go before. Etymologically the form forgo is correct. | source : wn | forgo v 1: do without; "We are dispensing with formalities" [syn: {waive}, {relinquish}, {foreswear}, {dispense with}] 2: lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime [syn: {forfeit}, {give up}, {throw overboard}, {render}, {waive}] [ant: {claim}] 3: refrain from consuming; "You will ahve to forgo alcohol" [syn: {give up}]

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