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forgo 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/fôrˈgō/,
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forgoing, present participle; forwent, past tense; foregone, past participle; forewent, past tense; forgone, past participle; foregoes, 3rd person singular present; forgoes, 3rd person singular present; foregoing, present participle;
  1. Omit or decline to take (something pleasant or valuable); go without
    • - she wanted to forgo the dessert and leave while they could
  2. Refrain from
    • - we forgo any comparison between the two men

  1. waive: do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
  2. predate: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
  3. forfeit: lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
  4. (forgoing) renunciation: the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.)
  5. To let pass; To do without; To refrain or abstain from; pass up
  6. (Forgoing) This is a written agreement between the member and their employer where the member agrees to have their wages cut by a certain amount. The employer then puts this amount into the pension scheme for the employee. This is also called salary sacrifice.
  7. vs forego: forgo means ‘abstain from, go without'; forego means ‘precede in time or place'