part of speech: verb

inflections: forgets, forgetting, forgot, forgotten

definition 1: to fail to remember.

  • I keep forgetting his name.

antonyms: recollect, remember, retain

definition 2: to fail to do because of not remembering (usually followed by an infinitive verb).

  • Sam forgot to go to the store.

antonyms: remember

definition 3: to leave behind without meaning to.

  • Did you forget your lunch money again?

derivation: forgettable (adj.)