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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sacrificing (0.00892 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Sacrificing.
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n 1: the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for
a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc. [syn: forfeit
2: personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in
order to gain an objective)
3: a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less
than its value; “he had to sell his car at a considerable
4: the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to
propitiate a deity [syn: ritual killing
5: (sacrifice) an out that advances the base runners
v 1: endure the loss of; “He gave his life for his children”
gave two sons to the war”
2: kill or destroy; “The animals were sacrificed after the
; “The general had to sacrifice several
soldiers to save the regiment”
3: sell at a loss
4: make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals
English → English
(?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
; p. pr. & vb. n. Sacrificing
, n.: cf. F. sacrifier, L. sacrificare; sacer
sacred, holy + -ficare (only in comp.) to make. See -fy
1. To make an offering of; to consecrate or present to a
divinity by way of expiation or propitiation, or as a
token acknowledgment or thanksgiving; to immolate on the
altar of God, in order to atone for sin, to procure favor,
or to express thankfulness; as, to sacrifice an ox or a
Oft sacrificing bullock, lamb, or kid. --Milton.
2. Hence, to destroy, surrender, or suffer to be lost, for
the sake of obtaining something; to give up in favor of a
higher or more imperative object or duty; to devote, with
loss or suffering.
Condemned to sacrifice his childish years
To babbling ignorance, and to empty fears. --Prior.
The Baronet had sacrificed a large sum . . . for the
sake of . . . making this boy his heir. --G. Eliot.
3. To destroy; to kill. --Johnson.
4. To sell at a price less than the cost or the actual value.