Forget - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fərˈɡet|  American pronunciation of the word forget
Brit.  |fəˈɡɛt|  British pronunciation of the word forget
irregular verb:  p.t. — forgot  p.p. — forgotten

verb

- dismiss from the mind; stop remembering (syn: bury)
- be unable to remember (syn: block)
- forget to do something

Don't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!

- leave behind unintentionally (syn: leave)

Examples

I keep forgetting her name.

The pain and misery are impossible to forget.

She forgot how to set up the tent.

I'll never forget the first time we met.

Don't forget that you have to turn off the light when you leave.

“Did you pay the bill?” “I forgot.”

He's now a forgotten hero.

He's a forgotten man in the world of politics.

If you're hoping to hear from him soon, forget it, it's not going to happen.

Forget about finding a way to escape—there's no way out of here.

She forgot about the concert.

He forgot his old friends.

I'm sorry, I've forgotten your name.

I know you told me, but I forgot.

What happened that day will never be forgotten.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: forget
he/she/it: forgets
present participle: forgetting
past tense: forgot
past participle: forgotten
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