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English verb: forget

1. forget (cognition) dismiss from the mind; stop remembering


SamplesI tried to bury these unpleasant memories.


ExamplesThey won't forget the story


Synonymsbury


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Narrower (hyponym)repress, suppress, unlearn


Antonymsthink of, remember

2. forget (cognition) be unable to remember


SamplesI'm drawing a blank.
You are blocking the name of your first wife!.


ExamplesThey won't forget the story


Synonymsblank out, block, draw a blank


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Narrower (hyponym)slip, slip one's mind


Antonymsrecall, recollect, remember, call back, call up, retrieve, think

3. forget (cognition) forget to do something


SamplesDon't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!.


ExamplesThey forget to move


Pattern of useSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)drop, leave out, miss, neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, pretermit


Antonymsbear in mind, mind

4. forget (cognition) leave behind unintentionally


SamplesI forgot my umbrella in the restaurant.
I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors.


ExamplesThey forget the money in the closet


Synonymsleave


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)lose


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