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Synonyms for forfeit
ˈfɔr fɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forfeit, forfeiture(noun)

    something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;

    Synonyms:
    sacrifice, forfeiture

    Antonyms:
    won, arrogate, lay claim, claim

  2. forfeit, forfeiture(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    sacrifice, forfeiture

    Antonyms:
    won, arrogate, lay claim, claim

  3. forfeit, forfeiture, sacrifice(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    sacrifice, forfeiture, ritual killing

    Antonyms:
    won, lay claim, arrogate, claim

  4. confiscate, forfeit, forfeited(verb)

    surrendered as a penalty

    Synonyms:
    forfeited, confiscate

    Antonyms:
    won, lay claim, arrogate, claim

  5. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    won, arrogate, claim, lay claim

Wiktionary

  1. forfeit(verb)

    Synonyms:
    capitulate, surrender

  2. forfeit(verb)

    Synonyms:
    withgo, forgo

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forfeit

    Synonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Antonyms:
    abide, anticipate, await, bear, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, inhabit, live, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait, watch

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forfeit

    Synonyms:
    fine, penalty, mulct, amercement, damages, loss

    Antonyms:
    premium, bribe, douceur, remuneration, compensation, reward, gratuity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forfeit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fine, mulct, amercement, penalty, forfeiture

  2. forfeit(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lose (by some offence, by neglect, or by breach of condition)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    confiscate, gained, acquired, lose

How to say forfeit in sign language?

  1. forfeit

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Translations for forfeit

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  • مصادرةArabic
  • лишавам се от, губя, глобаBulgarian
  • prohrát kontumačněCzech
  • verwirken, aufgebenGerman
  • στερούμαι, τίμημα, πρόστιμο, χάνωGreek
  • perder, rendirSpanish
  • perdre, abandonner, déclarer forfaitFrench
  • pionósIrish
  • caillScottish Gaelic
  • perdoLatin
  • verliezen, verbeuren, opgeven, verkwanselenDutch
  • zrzec się, stracić, zrezygnowaćPolish
  • render-se, perder, penalidade, desistirPortuguese
  • штраф, утрачивать, лишиться, расплата, сдаться, утратить, сдаваться, лишатьсяRussian
  • izgubiti, predatiSerbo-Croatian
  • penále, vzdať, prepadnúť, pokuta, stratiťSlovak
  • walk overSwedish
  • 丧失Chinese

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