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 surrender is defined as to give up control of something or to give something up to another.
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 forwent. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for forwent, like: antedated, anteceded, preceded, predated, foreswore, relinquished, waived, forfeited, sacrificed, renounced and refrained.