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Definition of sacrafice

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1. sacrifice [ v ] endure the loss of
Examples: "He gave his life for his children" "I gave two sons to the war"

Used in print:

(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)

Although they have also been concerned to stand squarely within the tradition of the apostolic church , they have exhibited no willingness whatever to sacrifice their modernity to their Christianity .

Synonyms give sacrifice Related Terms release give give

2. sacrifice [ n ] the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

The victims of the quacks are frequently poor people , like Mr._A. , who scrape_up their life savings to offer as a sacrifice to Doctor_Fraud 's avarice .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

The civil_services in such societies are generally inadequate to deal competently with the problems facing them ; and their members often equate a government career with security and status rather_than with sacrifice , self-discipline , and competence .

(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)

The great ultimate ends of religion have served as magnificent beacon_lights that lured people toward them with an almost irresistible force , mobilizing energies and inducing sacrifices ; for_example , the Crusades , mission efforts , just wars .

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

This nettled the children into the revelation of exact truth , a sacrifice of their secret superiority over grown people , but a victory in the wide fields of perpetration and illegitimate accomplishment .

Synonyms sacrifice forfeiture forfeit Related Terms act

3. sacrifice [ n ] personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)

Synonyms sacrifice Related Terms personnel_casualty

4. sacrifice [ v ] kill or destroy
Examples: "The animals were sacrificed after the experiment" "The general had to sacrifice several soldiers to save the regiment"

Synonyms sacrifice Related Terms kill

5. sacrifice [ v ] sell at a loss

Synonyms sacrifice Related Terms sell

6. sacrifice [ n ] a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value
Examples: "he had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice"

Synonyms sacrifice Related Terms loss

7. sacrifice [ v ] make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals

Synonyms sacrifice Related Terms offer immolate

8. sacrifice [ n ] the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity

Synonyms ritual_killing sacrifice Related Terms killing hecatomb immolation immolation animal

9. sacrifice [ n ] (in baseball) an out that advances the base runners

Synonyms sacrifice Related Terms putout sacrifice_fly baseball

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