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Forego


FOREGO', verb transitive [See Go.]

1. To forbear to possess or enjoy; voluntarily to avoid the enjoyment of good. Let us forego the pleasures of sense, to secure immortal bliss.

2. To give up; to renounce; to resign. But this word is usually applied to things not possessed or enjoyed, and which cannot be resigned.

3. To lose.

4. To go before; to precede. obsolete