English definition of “forget”
/fəˈget/ verb (present participle forgetting, past tense forgot, past participle forgotten)
NOT REMEMBER [I, T] › to be unable to remember a fact, something that happened, or how to do something: I've forgotten his name. [+ (that)] Don't forget that Lucy and John are coming this weekend. He'd completely forgotten about their quarrel. [+ question word] You never forget how to ride a bike.
NOT DO [I, T] › to not remember to do something: [+ to do sth] Dad's always forgetting to take his pills.
NOT BRING [T] › to not bring something with you because you did not remember it: Oh no, I've forgotten my passport.
STOP THINKING [T] (also forget about) › to stop thinking about someone or something: I'll never forget him for as long as I live. Let's try to forget about work and have a good time.
forget it › used to tell someone not to worry about something as it is not important: "I'm sorry I missed your birthday." "Forget it, it doesn't matter."
I forget › used instead of 'I have forgotten': I forget when we last saw him.
forget yourself › to do or say something that is not acceptable in a particular situation: She completely forgot herself and started screaming at him.