Synonyms of forfeit


1. forfeit, forfeiture, loss

usage: something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;

2. forfeit, forfeiture, penalty

usage: a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something; "the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time"

3. forfeit, forfeiture, sacrifice, act, deed, human action, human activity

usage: the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.


1. forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego, abandon

usage: lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"


1. confiscate, forfeit, forfeited, lost (vs. won)

usage: surrendered as a penalty

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Definition and meaning of forfeit (Dictionary)