forwent forwent


  1. (v) do without or cease to hold or adhere to
  2. (v) be earlier in time; go back further
  3. (v) lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime


  1. At the 1900 Paris Games, some events forwent medals in favor of prizes: one pole-vault runner-up won an umbrella.
  2. And of course, there's the Abbey Road cover, on which John, George and Ringo forwent all pretense and pretended to cross the street as a funeral procession.
  3. The book would have worked much better if Vincent forwent the gimmick of three shallow hospital stays for a single illuminating one.


  • Russ Smith Is At It Again

    The Louisville guard forwent a White House visit to play in Estonia.
    on July 23, 2013     Source: Slam

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