To be of an earlier date than; precede in time.
To precede is defined as to go before or introduce.
To forfeit is to give something up or have something taken away, often as a penalty for doing something wrong or in order to make something else possible.
(Baseball) To execute a sacrifice
Renounce is defined as to give up a claim, belief, a practice or to refuse further association with someone.
Refrain is defined as to keep from doing, feeling or saying something.
To fail to do; neglect
To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or respect; to slight.
The definition of forsake is to abandon or to give up something.
To give way to argument, persuasion, influence, or entreaty.
To give up or abandon:
To give up (something) completely or forever
The definition of abstain is choosing to not do something.
To continue to do:
Find another word for forewent. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for forewent, like: antedated, anteceded, preceded, predated, foreswore, relinquished, waived, forfeited, sacrificed, renounced and refrained.