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


In her hands now lay the sinews of a war she had forgone all need of waging.

Then too the advance of refinement causes words to be forgone, which are felt to speak too plainly.

She felt bound to say it, and yet not for worlds would she have forgone being carried in his arms.

Non amissi sed prmissi (said of friends deceased), Not forgone but foregone.

They wished in vain for the breakfast that the majority had forgone when the Pomfret Castle sighted land.

For your sake I have forgone my claim on the Eversleighs, and you haven't one good word for me!

The boys went back to the hotel for breakfast, which even Bob had forgone in order to get earlier news of the boat.

We would have much rather waited on ourselves, and we wished Mrs. Martin had forgone the usual number of courses.

She could have sat there all day to listen and would have forgone both meals and lessons.

Yes, sir, said Jones, it is regarded as a forgone conclusion that Gabriel will win the Derby.