Sacrifice Meaning

There are 9 meaning(s) for word Sacrifice

Sacrifice Meaning 1 : the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity

    Synonyms : ritual killing
Sacrifice Meaning 2 : the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.

    Synonyms : forfeit,  forfeiture
Sacrifice Meaning 3 : endure the loss of

    Synonyms : give
Sacrifice Meaning 4 : a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value

    Example : he had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice

Sacrifice Meaning 5 : (baseball) an out that advances the base runners

Sacrifice Meaning 6 : kill or destroy

    Example : The animals were sacrificed after the experiment,The general had to sacrifice several soldiers to save the regiment

Sacrifice Meaning 7 : make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals

Sacrifice Meaning 8 : personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)

Sacrifice Meaning 9 : sell at a loss