Forfeit synonyms and antonyms

fôr'fĭt

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(Now rare) To give up, hand over, surrender (something).
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(Intransitive) to admit defeat, to capitulate
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surrendered as a penalty
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To accept to give up, withdraw etc.
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Relating to or effecting confiscation.
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To give up claim to; give over or yield, esp. voluntarily, as in favor of another
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To intentionally give up for all time an assertion or a claim of an interest in property or in a right or privilege.
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To voluntarily give up, abandon, or surrender a right, privilege or claim. Usually, a right may only be waived if the person so doing has full knowledge of what the consequences might be.
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(Chess) To intentionally give up (a piece) in order to improve one's position on the board.
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(Obsolete) To cause to cease; to stop.
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To suffer the loss of
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The ability to recall or recognize what has been learned or experienced; memory.
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To gain (a prize or award) in competition
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To obtain a profit or advantage; benefit:
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To cause to do.
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Seized by a government; appropriated.
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Anything forfeited; penalty or fine
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To abstain from; relinquish:
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To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due:
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To defraud someone.
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A nut or almond with a double kernel, as used to set a philopena.
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To punish; to make an exaction.
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To lose a case by not appearing.
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To undergo or suffer loss
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To suffer the loss of
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A success in a struggle against difficulties or an obstacle:
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To make a gain or profit.
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Retain is defined as to keep, hold on to or keep in place.
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To drop is defined as to fall down, to cause something to fall down to the ground or to become lower or less.
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lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
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Find another word for forfeit. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for forfeit, like: give over, give up, forfeited, relinquish, confiscatory, surrender, abandon, waive, sacrifice, amercement and fine.