Found 3 items, similar to Forfeit.
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adj : surrendered as a penalty [syn: confiscate
n 1: something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty; [syn: forfeiture
2: a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or
giving up something; “the contract specified forfeits if
the work was not completed on time”
3: the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for
a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc. [syn: forfeiture
v : lose or lose the right to by some error, offense, or crime
[syn: give up
, throw overboard
English → English
, n. [OE. forfet crime, penalty, F. forfait
crime (LL. forefactum, forifactum), prop. p. p. of forfaire
to forfeit, transgress, fr. LL. forifacere, prop., to act
beyond; L. foris out of doors, abroad, beyond + facere to do.
, and Fact
1. Injury; wrong; mischief. [Obs. & R.]
To seek arms upon people and country that never did
us any forfeit. --Ld. Berners.
2. A thing forfeit or forfeited; what is or may be taken from
one in requital of a misdeed committed; that which is
lost, or the right to which is alienated, by a crime,
offense, neglect of duty, or breach of contract; hence, a
fine; a mulct; a penalty; as, he who murders pays the
forfeit of his life.
Thy slanders I forgive; and therewithal
Remit thy other forfeits. --Shak.
3. Something deposited and redeemable by a sportive fine; --
whence the game of forfeits.
Country dances and forfeits shortened the rest of
the day. --Goldsmith.
, v. i.
1. To be guilty of a misdeed; to be criminal; to transgress.
2. To fail to keep an obligation. [Obs.]
I will have the heart of him if he forfeit. --Shak.
, p. p. or a.
In the condition of being forfeited; subject to alienation.
Once more I will renew
His laps[`e]d powers, though forfeite. --Milton.
, a. [F. forfait, p. p. of forfaire. See
Lost or alienated for an offense or crime; liable to penal
Thy wealth being forfeit to the state. --Shak.
To tread the forfeit paradise. --Emerson.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forfeited
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Forfeiting
.] [OE. forfeten. See Forfeit
To lose, or lose the right to, by some error, fault, offense,
or crime; to render one's self by misdeed liable to be
deprived of; to alienate the right to possess, by some
neglect or crime; as, to forfeit an estate by treason; to
forfeit reputation by a breach of promise; -- with to before
the one acquiring what is forfeited.
[They] had forfeited their property by their crimes.
Undone and forfeited to cares forever! --Shak.