Definition of "forget" in Essential American English Dictionary


verb us /fərˈɡet/ (present participle forgetting, past tense forgot, past participle forgotten)

A2 to not bring something with you because you did not remember it:

I forgot my umbrella.

B1 to not remember something:

I forgot his name.
Don’t forget to feed the cat.

B1 (also forget about us /fərˈɡet əˌbɑʊt/) to stop thinking about someone or something:

Let’s try to forget about work.

(Definition of “forget” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)