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Definition of Forego


  1. To quit; to relinquish; to leave.
  2. To relinquish the enjoyment or advantage of; to give up; to resign; to renounce; -- said of a thing already enjoyed, or of one within reach, or anticipated.
  3. To go before; to precede; -- used especially in the present and past participles.

Forego Quotations

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

I am no theologian. I am a layman. I am among those who are preached to, and who listen. It is not for me to preach. I should not willingly forego being a listener, a man who reads the Gospels and then listens to what others say that our Lord meant. But sometimes a listener speaks out, and listens to his own voice.
Haniel Long

Furthermore, there is no good ethical or economic reason for asking workmen and current producers to forego all economic gain in order to increase the purchasing power of all the wealth accumulated in past years.
Charles E. Wilson

That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval.
Bainbridge Colby

There is no reason why marriage should necessarily compel an actress to forego her career.
Billie Burke
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Forego Translations

forego in German is vorhergehen
forego in Spanish is preceder
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