Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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One who forgoes the advantage of a Hell for persons of another faith.

I admire this intelligent foresight of the maggot, which forgoes the comfort of the moment for the security of the future.

No class of society, not even the most abjectly poor, forgoes all customary conspicuous consumption.

WORD ORIGIN

"to relinquish," Old English forgan "go away, pass over, leave undone," from for- "away" + gan "go" (see go). Related: Forgoing; forgone.