forfeiting

All Verb
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  • I know not how I could do less without forfeiting entirely your respect. Cited from My Lady of the North, by Randall Parrish
  • By the third game, many teams were in serious financial trouble and started forfeiting games.
  • How desperately hard to think of forfeiting the great race she knew she could win! Cited from Wildfire, by Zane Grey
  • This occurred as a result of the team forfeiting their first few games because of the strike.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • A draw looked more than likely, even if the sides would agree to forfeiting an innings.
  • After receiving a study place, the student must accept it in writing on the pain of forfeiting the place.
  • "When she meets the man to whom she feels she can give herself without forfeiting her self-respect." Cited from The Mask, by Arthur Hornblow
  • He broke his contract and departed for the North, forfeiting the five thousand dollars he had advanced. Cited from Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field, by Thomas W. Knox
  • His defence is, that it was impossible for him to act differently without forfeiting his life. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 44, June, 1861, by Various
  • Forfeiting will cause the player to lose, but will spare their dragon's life.
  • The cost of doing this is forfeiting a turn, so that the enemy gets a "free" attack.
  • The following day Hughes died and the New Zealand team considered forfeiting the match.
  • All policies non-forfeiting and non-contestable by their own conditions after three payments. Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Vol. II, No. 6, March, 1885, by Various
  • All such refugees were ordered to return on peril of forfeiting their property. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1585a by Motley
  • The work has a right to some scores, perhaps hundreds, of such errors, without forfeiting its character. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 7, May, 1858, by Various
  • In his two-year racing career, he ran eight times and won seven races, finishing third once and forfeiting a race due to injury.
  • If they failed to do so they risked forfeiting their estates.
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Root form of forfeiting is forfeit for the verb.

Meaning of forfeiting

  • 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