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Meaning of forgo

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are
           dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
           [syn: {waive}, {relinquish}, {forgo}, {forego},
           {foreswear}, {dispense with}]
      2: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede
         bronze tools" [syn: {predate}, {precede}, {forego}, {forgo},
         {antecede}, {antedate}] [ant: {follow}, {postdate}]
      3: lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error,
         offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your
         successor"; "forfeited property" [syn: {forfeit}, {give up},
         {throw overboard}, {waive}, {forgo}, {forego}] [ant:
         {arrogate}, {claim}, {lay claim}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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