What does the word forego mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Robert Peter
  2. He must be moved indeed, she knew, if he meant to forego his evening smoke. – Country Neighbors by 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 by Joseph C. Lincoln