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Definition of "forget" []

  • To be unable to remember (something). (verb-transitive)
  • To treat with thoughtless inattention; neglect: forget one's family. (verb-transitive)
  • To leave behind unintentionally. (verb-transitive)
  • To fail to mention. (verb-transitive)
  • To banish from one's thoughts: forget a disgrace. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "forget" in a sentence
  • "It threatened even to make him _forget_ that he was for the moment Smarlinghue -- forget what, as Smarlinghue,"
  • "I never thought I would agree with a Keynesian like Paul Krugeman but his op-ed today Forgive in forget is an important read that many have already dsicussed."
  • "What the republicans seem to "forget" is that 1.3 million jobs were lost during the last year of the Bush administration."