Forego definition

fôr-gō
To forego is defined as to go before.

An example of forego is for an older child to graduate and start attending college before a younger child.

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To precede, as in time or place.
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To go before in place, time, or degree; precede.
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To precede, to go before.
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Alternative spelling of forgo; to abandon, to relinquish.
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Origin of forego

  • Middle English foregon from Old English foregān fore- fore- gān go ghē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English foregān, corresponding to fore- +‎ go.

    From Wiktionary

  • See forgo

    From Wiktionary