Definition of for- in English:

for-

Syllabification: for-

prefix

1Denoting prohibition: forbid
2Denoting abstention, neglect, or renunciation: forgive forget forgo
3Denoting extremity of negative state expressed: forlorn forsake

Origin

Old English.

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Word of the day grammarian
Pronunciation: grəˈmɛːrɪən
noun
a person who studies and writes about grammar