forgo

[fawr-goh]
verb (used with object), forwent, forgone, forgoing.
1.
to abstain or refrain from; do without.
2.
to give up, renounce, or resign.
3.
Archaic. to neglect or overlook.
4.
Archaic. to quit or leave.
5.
Obsolete. to go or pass by.
Also, forego.


Origin:
before 950; Middle English forgon, Old English forgān. See for-, go1

forgoer, noun
unforgone, adjective


1. forbear, sacrifice, forsake.
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forgo or forego (fɔːˈɡəʊ)
 
vb , -goes, -going, -went, -gone
1.  to give up or do without
2.  archaic to leave
 
[Old English forgān; see for-, go1]
 
forego or forego
 
vb
 
[Old English forgān; see for-, go1]
 
for'goer or forego
 
n
 
fore'goer or forego
 
n

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forgo
see forego. Related: Forgoing; forgone
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Example sentences
It also reminds me gardens can still be affordable if you forgo the outdoor
  kitchens and all the rest of the bells and whistles.
Or, forgo the networking sites altogether and put up your own site, as the pros
  do.
Use compost tea to encourage a healthy lawn but don't forgo fertilizers.
And remember to decrease the amount of oil or forgo it completely if you used
  essential oils instead of whole herbs.
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