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Sacrifice (IPA: /ˈsækɹəˌfaɪs/)


Sacrifice (n.)

The offering of anything to God, or to a god; consecratory rite.

Sacrifice (n.)

Anything consecrated and offered to God, or to a divinity; an immolated victim, or an offering of any kind, laid upon an altar, or otherwise presented in the way of religious thanksgiving, atonement, or conciliation.

Sacrifice (n.)

Destruction or surrender of anything for the sake of something else; devotion of some desirable object in behalf of a higher object, or to a claim deemed more pressing; hence, also, the thing so devoted or given up; as, the sacrifice of interest to pleasure, or of pleasure to interest.

Sacrifice (n.)

A sale at a price less than the cost or the actual value.

Sacrifice (n.)

To make an offering of; to consecrate or present to a divinity by way of expiation or propitiation, or as a token acknowledgment or thanksgiving; to immolate on the altar of God, in order to atone for sin, to procure favor, or to express thankfulness; as, to sacrifice an ox or a sheep.

Sacrifice (n.)

Hence, to destroy, surrender, or suffer to be lost, for the sake of obtaining something; to give up in favor of a higher or more imperative object or duty; to devote, with loss or suffering.

Sacrifice (n.)

To destroy; to kill.

Sacrifice (n.)

To sell at a price less than the cost or the actual value.

Sacrifice (v. i.)

To make offerings to God, or to a deity, of things consumed on the altar; to offer sacrifice.

Sacrifice

Offering to gods

Sacrifice

Chess move that offers material gain in exchange for positional advantage

Sacrifice

In bridge, bid announced despite the expectation that it's unlikely to make

Sacrifice

Act of giving something away for the possibility of gaining something else, or avoiding a greater loss

Sacrifice

Album by Motörhead

Sacrifice Synonyms

Forfeiture, Forfeit

Sacrifice Synonyms

Ritual Killing

Sacrifice Synonyms

Give

Spanish Translation

Sacrifice in Spanish is Sacrificio

Tagalog Translation

Sacrifice in Tagalog is Pagpapakasakit

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A country's greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race." - Sarojini Naidu

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A good man knows when to sacrifice himself, a bad man survives but loses his soul." - John le Carré

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ask yourself: who would I sacrifice for what's mine?" - Looper (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it." - Germaine Greer

Example Sentence (Quote)

" From fear in every guise, From sloth, from love of pelf, By war's great sacrifice The world redeems itself." - War


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