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Meaning of FORGET

Pronunciation:  fur'get

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  be unable to remember; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!"
  2. [v]  dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "i tried to bury these unpleasant memories"
  3. [v]  leave behind unintentionally; "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors"
  4. [v]  forget to do something; "Don't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!"

FORGET is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: blank out, block, bury, draw a blank, leave
 Antonyms: bear in mind, call back, call up, mind, recall, recollect, remember, retrieve, think, think of
 See Also: drop, leave out, lose, miss, neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, pretermit, repress, suppress, unlearn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\For*get"\, v. t. [imp. {Forgot}({Forgat}, Obs.); p. p.
{Forgotten}, {Forgot}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forgetting}.] [OE.
forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for- +
gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G.
vergessen, Sw. f["o]rg["a]ta, Dan. forgiette. See {For-}, and
{Get}, v. t.]
1. To lose the remembrance of; to let go from the memory; to
   cease to have in mind; not to think of; also, to lose the
   power of; to cease from doing.

         Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his
         benefits.                             --Ps. ciii. 2.

         Let y right hand forget her cunning.  --Ps. cxxxvii.

         Hath thy knee forget to bow?          --Shak.

2. To treat with inattention or disregard; to slight; to

         Can a woman forget her sucking child? . . . Yes,
         they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. --Is.
                                               xlix. 15.

{To forget one's self}.
   (a) To become unmindful of one's own personality; to be
       lost in thought.
   (b) To be entirely unselfish.
   (c) To be guilty of what is unworthy of one; to lose one's
       dignity, temper, or self-control.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you keep forgetting, is your subconscious manifesting itself in your dream that you may have forgotten an appointment or date.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abandon, blink at, blow up, brush aside, brush off, bury the hatchet, charge off, charge to experience, consign to oblivion, discount, dismiss, disregard, draw a blank, drop the subject, fail, fluff, forget about it, forget it, forgive and forget, ignore, lay aside, leave behind, let it go, let it pass, let slip, lose, lose sight of, not remember, omit, overlook, overpass, push aside, put aside, set aside, shrug off, slight, sneeze at, think nothing of, thrust aside, turn away from, write off