Forgot
Forget 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. [1913 Webster]

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. --Ps. ciii. 2. [1913 Webster]

Let my right hand forget her cunning. --Ps. cxxxvii. 5. [1913 Webster]

Hath thy knee forget to bow? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To treat with inattention or disregard; to slight; to neglect. [1913 Webster]

Can a woman forget her sucking child? . . . Yes, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. --Is. xlix. 15. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Forgot — For*got , imp. & p. p. of {Forget}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forgot — as a past participle used instead of forgotten, is limited to archaic and dialect language, and to use in some forms of AmE …   Modern English usage

  • forgot — [fər gät′] vt., vi. pt. & alt. pp. of FORGET …   English World dictionary

  • Forgot — Forget 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forgot — See forget. See forget, forgot, misremember …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • forgot — [[t]fə(r)gɒ̱t[/t]] Forgot is the past tense of forget …   English dictionary

  • forgot — /feuhr got /, v. a pt. and pp. of forget. * * * …   Universalium

  • forgot — for|got [fəˈgɔt US fərˈga:t] v the past tense of ↑forget …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • forgot — for|got the past tense of forget …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • forgot — for·get || fÉ™(r) get v. fail to remember, be unable to recall …   English contemporary dictionary

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