Found 3 items, similar to sacrifice.
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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.
(?; 277), n. [OE. sacrifise, sacrifice,
F. sacrifice, fr. L. sacrificium; sacer sacred + facere to
make. See Sacred
, and Fact
1. The offering of anything to God, or to a god; consecratory
Great pomp, and sacrifice, and praises loud,
To Dagon. --Milton.
2. Anything consecrated and offered to God, or to a divinity;
an immolated victim, or an offering of any kind, laid upon
an altar, or otherwise presented in the way of religious
thanksgiving, atonement, or conciliation.
Moloch, horrid king, besmeared with blood
Of human sacrifice. --Milton.
My life, if thou preserv'st my life,
Thy sacrifice shall be. --Addison.
3. Destruction or surrender of anything for the sake of
something else; devotion of some desirable object in
behalf of a higher object, or to a claim deemed more
pressing; hence, also, the thing so devoted or given up;
as, the sacrifice of interest to pleasure, or of pleasure
4. A sale at a price less than the cost or the actual value.
. See Burnt offering
, under Burnt
(Baseball), in batting, a hit of such a kind
that the batter loses his chance of tallying, but enables
one or more who are on bases to get home or gain a base.
, v. i.
To make offerings to God, or to a deity, of things consumed
on the altar; to offer sacrifice.
O teacher, some great mischief hath befallen
To that meek man, who well had sacrificed. --Milton.