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For*go" (?), v. t. [imp. Forwent; p. p. Forgone; p. pr. & vb. n. Forgoing.] [OE. forgan, forgon, forgoon, AS. forg&ā;n, prop., to go past, hence, to abstain from; pref. for- + g&ā;n to go; akin to G. vergehen to pass away, to transgress. See Go, v. i.] 1. To pass by; to leave. See 1st Forego.
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For sith [since] I shall forgoon my liberty
At your request.
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And four [days] since Florimell the court forwent. Spenser.
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2. to abstain from; to do without; to refrain from; to renounce; -- said of a thing already enjoyed, or of one within reach, or anticipated. See 1st forego, 2.

&hand_; This word in spelling has been confused with, and almost superseded by, forego to go before. Etymologically the form forgo is correct.
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