verb (foregoes, foregoing, forewent /-ˈwɛnt/; past participle foregone /-ˈgɒn/)[with object] • archaic
- Precede in place or time: so Abdulmelik went away to his house, whither he found that the money had foregone himMore example sentences
- So she did his bidding and gave him the cup, which no sooner had he drunk than his head forewent his feet.
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- And at the top of the site is the Sacred Space, it's stone circle being a modern construction, and yet perhaps it has already seen as much celebration and ceremony as some of its foregoers.
- The foregoer of a mill was a quern, first moved by the power of water and later by the power of wind.
- One generation, however, owes very little to its foregoers of the material wealth it enjoys.