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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Forego (0.00950 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Forego.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: forego forego v : be earlier in time; go back further; “Stone tools precede bronze tools” [syn: predate, precede, antecede, antedate] [ant: postdate] [also: forewent, foregone]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Forego Forego \Fore*go"\, v. t. [AS. foreg[=a]n; fore + g[=a]n to go; akin to G. vorgehen to go before, precede. See Go, v. i.] To go before; to precede; -- used especially in the present and past participles. [1913 Webster] Pleasing remembrance of a thought foregone. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] For which the very mother's face forewent The mother's special patience. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] Foregone conclusion, a conclusion which has preceded argument or examination; a predetermined conclusion. [1913 Webster] Forego \Fore*go"\, v. t. [imp. Forewent 2; p. p. Foregone (?; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. Foregoing.] [See Forgo.] 1. To quit; to relinquish; to leave. [1913 Webster] Stay at the third cup, or forego the place. --Herbert. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] All my patrimony,, If need be, I am ready to forego. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Thy lovers must their promised heaven forego. --Keble. [1913 Webster] [He] never forewent an opportunity of honest profit. --R. L. Stevenson. [1913 Webster] Note: Forgo is the better spelling etymologically, but the word has been confused with Forego, to go before. [1913 Webster]


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