Forgo in a sentence as a verb

"Well, she insists that I change the design on this ring to make it more permanent and forgo a professionally made ring.

If you can't see them, and their voice is distorted, then you might as well just ask for a slide deck and forgo an in-person interview altogether.

We believe strongly that in the long term, we will be better served as shareholders and in all other ways by a company that does good things for the world even if we forgo some short term gains.

If you had a startup and a patentable innovation - it would be ridiculous to assume that you would be willing to forgo millions/billions in revenue for some abstract concept of "a greater good".

Moxie, pondering the important parts of the system he operates in, chooses to forgo what he considers symbolic representations of success with undeserved merit.

The idea that an individual who is ill, hungry, in danger, or impoverished must necessarily forgo self-esteem, appreciation of art, romance, and intellectual pursuits.

Google especially is sad to see since they were willing to forgo the Chinese market on principle, but then decided that taking on the authoritarian US government was too lucrative for principle to be involved.

Would you be willing to forgo participation in a hackathon to an equally-qualified women so that the other women would find it a more welcoming space?I would, because the comfort of more-than-one woman is more important to me than my own participation.

Re: 2, all else being equal a man that is willing to forgo things for himself is better than a man who is not; Re: 3, all else being equal a woman's social life will be positively affected in a tangible way by marring a man of higher social standing than of a lower one.

Forgo definitions


do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"

See also: waive relinquish forego foreswear


be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

See also: predate precede forego antecede antedate


lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"

See also: forfeit waive forego