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forgo

for·go (fore·go)

forgo (forego)

 
pronunciation:
for go
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: foregoes, foregoing, foregone, forewent, forgoes, forgoing, forgone, forwent
definition: to do without, refrain from, or give up.
He will have to forgo his pleasurable pursuits until he's passed his exams.I refuse to forgo my weekly poker game.
synonyms:
cut out, eschew, refrain from, swear off
antonyms:
partake
similar words:
abstain from, avoid, discontinue, forsake, forswear, relinquish, renounce, shun, skip, surrender, waive
derivation: forgoer (n.)