Dictionary Results for sacrifice

1. sacrifice - noun

· the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.

Synonym(s): forfeit, forfeiture

Hypernym(s): act, deed, human_action, human_activity

2. sacrifice - noun

· personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)

Hypernym(s): personnel_casualty, loss

3. sacrifice - noun

· a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value; "he had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice"

Hypernym(s): loss

4. sacrifice - noun

· the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity

Synonym(s): ritual_killing

Hypernym(s): killing, kill, putting_to_death

5. sacrifice - noun

· (baseball) an out that advances the base runners

Hypernym(s): putout

6. sacrifice - verb

· endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"

Synonym(s): give

Hypernym(s): release, relinquish, resign, free, give_up

7. sacrifice - verb

· kill or destroy; "The animals were sacrificed after the experiment"; "The general had to sacrifice several soldiers to save the regiment"

Hypernym(s): kill

8. sacrifice - verb

· sell at a loss

Hypernym(s): sell

9. sacrifice - verb

· make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals

Hypernym(s): offer, offer_up

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