- 1. predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate
- usage: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
- 2. waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with
- usage: do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas"
- 3. forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego, abandon
- usage: lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
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- 1. bygone, bypast, departed, foregone, gone, past (vs. present) (vs. future)
- usage: well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"
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