simple past tense of .
verb (used with object), forwent, forgone, forgoing.
to abstain or refrain from; do without.
to give up, renounce, or resign.
Archaic. to neglect or overlook.
Archaic. to quit or leave.
Obsolete. to go or pass by.
the past tense of forgo
verb (transitive) -goes, -going, -went, -gone
to give up or do without
(archaic) to leave
“to relinquish,” Old English forgan “go away, pass over, leave undone,” from for- “away” + gan “go” (see go). Related: Forgoing; forgone.
noun 1. a novel (1940) by Ernest Hemingway. An expression from a sermon by John Donne. Donne says that because we are all part of mankind, any person’s death is a loss to all of us: “Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom […]
[fawr-hwahy, -wahy] /fɔrˈʰwaɪ, -ˈwaɪ/ Archaic. adverb 1. why; wherefore. conjunction 2. . /fɔːˈwaɪ/ adverb 1. for what reason; why conjunction 2. (subordinating) because
Bayerische Forschungszentrum fuer Wissensbasierte Systeme (Bavarian research centre for knowledge-based systems) in Passau.
[fawr-wawrn, -wohrn] /fɔrˈwɔrn, -ˈwoʊrn/ adjective, Archaic. 1. worn-out; exhausted. /fɔːˈwɔːn/ adjective 1. (archaic) weary