Antonyms for forfeit
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term forfeit.
something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
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"
forfeit, forfeiture, sacrifice(adj)
the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
confiscate, forfeit, forfeited(verb)
surrendered as a penalty
forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego(verb)
lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
"you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
spare, antedate, allow, abandon, vacate, precede, release, give up, resign, forgo, kick, throw in, predate, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, waive, throw overboard, dispense with, cede, stop, relinquish, throw in the towel, deliver, cease, chuck up the sponge, renounce, discontinue, deep-six, drop out, free, antecede, drop by the wayside, forego, quit, foreswear
To lose a contest, game, match, or other form of competition by voluntary withdrawal, by failing to attend or participate, or by violation of the rules
Because only nine players were present, the football team was forced to forfeit the game.
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How to use forfeit in a sentence?
There was pretty broad consensus that this was an emergency and you could take emergency measures and forfeit some other priorities in the name of public health.
Our family has always owned and used firearms, no foster parent should have to forfeit their constitutional rights in order to be a foster parent.
Only under an illusion and psychotic beliefs do the people forfeit their freedoms and liberties.
Those who commit serious offenses here forfeit their right to stay here.
After reviewing all of the facts and circumstances of the case, including Mr. Smollett's volunteer service in the community and agreement to forfeit Jussie Smollett bond to the City of Chicago, we believe this outcome is a just disposition and appropriate resolution to this case.
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