forego

Part of speech: verb

To give up; relinquish.

Part of speech: verb

To go in advance of; go before.

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Usage examples "forego":

  1. This disaster crippled his efforts to the degree that he was forced to forego that which if carried through would have proven a monument to his memory of no small magnitude. - "The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University", Robert Peter.
  2. He must be moved indeed, she knew, if he meant to forego his evening smoke. - "Country Neighbors", Alice Brown.
  3. Truth and the fact that some of those present were acquainted with it compelled her to forego this pleasure. - "Cap'n Warren's Wards", Joseph C. Lincoln.