From Middle Low German vorlaten (compare with verlassen, laten, late), originally meaning "abandon", "forgive".
forlate (imperative forlat, present tense forlater, passive forlates, simple past forlot, past participle forlatt, present participle forlatende)
- to leave, depart, abandon
- to forsake
- to forgive
- to trust (in the phrase "forlate seg på")