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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: forego(0.01081 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to forego.
English → English (WordNet)
v : be earlier in time; go back further; “Stone tools precede
bronze tools” [syn: predate, precede, antecede, antedate]
[also: forewent, foregone]
English → English (gcide)
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.
Pleasing remembrance of a thought foregone.
For which the very mother's face forewent
The mother's special patience. --Mrs.
Foregone conclusion, a conclusion which has preceded
argument or examination; a predetermined conclusion.
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.
Stay at the third cup, or forego the place.
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.
All my patrimony,,
If need be, I am ready to forego. --Milton.
Thy lovers must their promised heaven forego.
[He] never forewent an opportunity of honest profit.
Note: Forgo is the better spelling etymologically, but the
word has been confused with Forego, to go before.