Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb forgo

3 senses of forgo

Sense 1
waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with -- (do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas")

Sense 2
predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate -- (be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools")

Sense 3
forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego -- (lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property")
       => abandon -- (forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot")

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