forfeit

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  • Subsequently he was dismissed from service and all his four civil awards were forfeited.
  • This led to them forfeiting their final match of the season.
  • The losing party besides forfeiting their claim to the land is required to pay a fine.
  • If more than four is rolled, then the turn is forfeited to the next player.
  • You, who will not feel another's pain, you forfeit the right to be called human.
  • Forgacs only played the first half tournament and forfeited his last ten games.
  • In rare cases, baseball games are forfeited, usually when a team is no longer able to play.
  • In various sports, forfeits are used to end the game before it's finished by regular means.
  • But she had already gone too far into this adventure to draw back now without forfeiting her self-respect. Cited from Red Masquerade, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • They could demand higher rates, or sometimes even take forfeit in land.
  • If he fail to strike the black ball he forfeits five points. Cited from Enquire Within Upon Everything, by Anonymous
  • Forfeits can be required from them whose names appear above a certain number of times on a sheet. Cited from School, Church, and Home Games, by George O. Draper
  • A person who was condemned to death would forfeit property to the government.
  • In general she also has to forfeit child custody, if the child is older than seven years.
  • What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul?
  • He was given five minutes to bring out his lineup card before the game was forfeited.
  • They do not have to do so, but forfeit the right if they forget to do so before starting play.
  • Colorado does not count this forfeit as a win in their record books.
  • Lake Forest forfeited their final eight games for that season.
  • It would not be with his will if any other person, high or low, contributed to his heavy forfeits. Cited from Girlhood and Womanhood, by Sarah Tytler
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Meaning of forfeit

  • noun Something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
  • noun 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
  • noun The act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
  • verb Lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
    you've forfeited your right to name your successor, forfeited property