1. [ noun ] one who suffers for the sake of principle
Synonyms: sufferer
Related terms: victim tindal shaheed suffer
2. [ verb ] kill as a martyr

"Saint Sebastian was martyred"

Related terms: kill
3. [ verb ] torture and torment like a martyr
Synonyms: martyrise martyrize
Related terms: torture
4. [ noun ] (religion) one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion
Related terms: victim jeanne_d'arc George laurentius st_vitus Becket
Similar spelling:   martyrize