Definition of “forgo” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /fɔːˈɡəʊ/ present participle forgoing, past tense forwent, past participle forgone formal

to decide not to have or do something, although you want to have it or do it:

She had to forgo her early ambition to be a writer.

(Definition of “forgo” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)