Antonyms for forget:

mind, attend, observe, learn, recall, remember, recollect.

Synonyms for forget:

Sense 2 (noun)

escape, blot out.

forget (noun)

block, draw a blank, leave, bury, blank out.

cognition (verb)

bury, leave.

forget (verb)

blank, erase, omit, lose, neglect, elapse, obliterate.

forgive (verb)

dismiss, reprieve, acquit, absolve, forgive, overlook, excuse, show mercy, remit, condone, forbear, tolerate, vindicate, relent, exonerate, pardon.

leave behind (verb)

disregard, ignore, overpass, neglect, omit, fail, overlook.

neglect (verb)

disregard, ignore, fail.

not be able to remember (verb)

draw a blank, Disremember, obliterate.

Sense 1

beg off, efface, Disremember, back down, forgo, cry off, disdain, poop out, celebrate, dip out, bale out, block out, back out, live down.

Sense 2

bail, exorcise, blot out, hold back, opt out, call off, scrub.

Sense 3

bail out, elude, pull back, default, backtrack.

Sense 6


Sense 7


Sense 8

escape, space.


allow for.


drop an idea.




pass on.

Usage examples for forget:

  • Don't say that you forget? - "The Passionate Friends", Herbert George Wells.
  • And if you have found out anything, forget it. - "The Secret of the Night", Gaston Leroux.
  • Do not forget the mother. - "A Simpleton", Charles Reade.

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