Pronunciation: (fur-get'),[key] —v.,-got or (Archaic)-gat; -got•ten or -got; -get•ting.
—v.t. 1. to cease or fail to remember; be unable to recall: to forget someone's name. 2. to omit or neglect unintentionally: I forgot to shut the window before leaving. 3. to leave behind unintentionally; neglect to take: to forget one's keys. 4. to omit mentioning; leave unnoticed.
5. to fail to think of; take no note of.
6. to neglect willfully; disregard or slight.
—v.i. 1. to cease or omit to think of something.
2. forget oneself, to say or do something improper or unbefitting one's rank, position, or character.