forget Definition in the Cambridge Essential American Dictionary

Definition of "forget" in Essential American English Dictionary


/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
/fərˈɡet əˌbɑʊt/)
to stop thinking about someone or something:
Let’s try to forget about work.
(Definition of forget from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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