forfeit

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  • The character can forfeit a turn to allow the next character an action; turns cannot be passed more than once.
  • He eventually forfeited his title, prize money and national champion's jersey.
  • Any Jack failing to open when looked at forfeits his place in the ring. Cited from A Study of Fairy Tales, by Laura F. Kready
  • Note: Appearances by a school that has forfeited their appearances after the fact are still shown here.
  • If she does stop time, her life is forfeit.
  • The Irish were also forced to forfeit one of their wins, their only official loss that season.
  • A forfeit point was given against a player carrying the sliotar over his own goal line.
  • Over time, two groups become inactive and thus forfeited their place in the Council.
  • His own life will be found among the forfeits. Cited from German Classics, Vol. III (Schiller), by Kuno Francke, Editor-in-Chief
  • Under the current Laws, a captain may forfeit either of his side's innings.
  • During his time in office, the President must forfeit any additional posts in politics or business.
  • But an army leader who survived a lost battle often forfeited his life (usually suicide).
  • Lake Forest forfeited all of their games for that season.
  • He may also forfeit his innings before it has started.
  • Most settlers moved away and much of the land was tax-forfeited.
  • Later that year, however, he forfeited the title when his wife was forced to abdicate.
  • He pays for but one seat, and by taking another he forfeits the first. Cited from Our Deportment, by John H. Young
  • If some points cannot be used, they are forfeited.
  • However, the school subsequently forfeited one win over Southern due to an ineligible player.
  • Leaving will result in a forfeit of the money and the player that leaves will also receive a free pass to the next round.
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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