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synonyms for forgoing

  • abandon
  • abdicate
  • abstain
  • eschew
  • forsake
  • pass on
  • pass up
  • quit
  • refrain
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • resist
  • swear off
  • waive
  • abjure
  • cede
  • desist
  • forbear
  • pass
  • resign
  • sacrifice
  • surrender
  • yield
  • give in
  • go on the wagon
  • leave alone
  • leave out
  • pack in
  • sit out
  • take the cure
  • take the oath
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antonyms for forgoing

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  • assert
  • claim
  • defend
  • do
  • hold
  • keep
  • remain
  • retain
  • continue
  • deny
  • fight
  • refuse
  • use
  • veto
  • win
  • indulge
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How to use forgoing in a sentence

It can lead people to forgo masks, disregard advice about limiting their social interactions, be less vigilant about washing their hands or otherwise set aside best practices that curb the spread of the virus.
MARYLAND’S CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS ARE GOING UP. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.ERIN COXNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Any layoffs will start with non-unionized employees, who are also forgoing raises this year, Metro officials said.
METRO BOARD APPROVES BUDGET CUTS, BUYOUTS AS PANDEMIC DENTS AGENCY’S BUDGETJUSTIN GEORGENOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Advocates say the threat of jury sentencing pressures people to forgo their trial rights and accept unfavorable plea deals from prosecutors.
NORTHAM SIGNS SEVERAL BILLS, SENDS VA. BUDGET BACK TO LEGISLATORS WITH REDISTRICTING AMENDMENTPATRICIA SULLIVANNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Likewise, when you see people socializing without masks and skipping the physical distancing, it looks “normal” and could make you more likely to forgo them yourself.
SICK OF COVID-19? HERE’S WHY YOU MIGHT HAVE PANDEMIC FATIGUELGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 24, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The mission is forgoing the scheduled weigh procedure, since a spin maneuver would undoubtedly lead to more material loss, and NASA is confident it has way more than the 60 grams initially sought.
OSIRIS-REX COLLECTED TOO MUCH ASTEROID MATERIAL AND NOW SOME IS FLOATING AWAYNEEL PATELOCTOBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Kocienda’s decision to forgo this model was intentional, he explains.
FORMER APPLE ENGINEER AND AUTOCORRECT CREATOR BUILDS HIS FIRST APP, A WORD GAME CALLED UP SPELLSARAH PEREZOCTOBER 7, 2020TECHCRUNCH
With this espresso machine, forgo a built-in grinder, experiment all you want, and go for a gorgeous dual boiler great for seamlessly making multiple drinks and creating latte art.
GEAR TO MAKE EVERY DAY FEEL LIKE NATIONAL COFFEE DAYPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
A fertilizer-fed plant may not need N, P, and K deliveries from its root microbiome, but in forgoing these things it loses out on the other things that the root microbiome delivers that foster plant health.
JUNK FOOD IS BAD FOR PLANTS, TOO - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANNE BIKLé & DAVID R. MONTGOMERYSEPTEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
The forgoing provisions do not apply to children who are under compulsion to attend the national schools.
THE THEORY AND POLICY OF LABOUR PROTECTIONALBERT EBERHARD FRIEDRICH SCHFFLE
He did not at all feel the relief he should have felt at forgoing his daily infliction.
THE GREY WIG: STORIES AND NOVELETTESISRAEL ZANGWILL
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