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Synonyms for forfeiture
ˈfɔr fɪ tʃər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forfeit, forfeiture(noun)

    something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;

    Synonyms:
    sacrifice, forfeit

  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, forfeit

  3. forfeit, forfeiture, sacrifice(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    sacrifice, forfeit, ritual killing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forfeiture(n.)

    Synonyms:
    loss (by some offence, &c.)

  2. forfeiture(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fine, mulct, amercement, penalty, forfeit

How to pronounce forfeiture?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say forfeiture in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#9280sacrifice
#15914seizure
#17108revocation
#22834forfeiture
#29516forfeit
#31442confiscated
#43715confiscation
#54028expropriation
#109387dispossession
#112091forfeiting

How to use forfeiture in a sentence?

  1. Lee McGrath:

    Montana’s next step is to do what New Mexico did in April—end civil forfeiture completely and replace it with criminal forfeiture, then the property and due process rights of all Montanans will be protected.

  2. Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassen:

    I look forward to signing this bipartisan bill that … maintains drug forfeiture funds.

  3. Jim Sensenbrenner:

    This is a step in the wrong direction and I urge the Department of Justice to reconsider, expanding forfeiture without increasing protections is, in my view, unconstitutional and wrong.

  4. Lee McGrath:

    With the enactment of this legislation, Montana has taken the first step to reform its forfeiture laws, governor Bullock’s signature on HB 463 means that no person acquitted in criminal court in Montana will lose his property through forfeiture in civil court.

  5. Laura Woods:

    They were seizing for salaries and policing for profit, police departments saw (asset forfeiture) as a new stream of revenue and my predecessors have abdicated their responsibility because the executive branch raised and spent money without legislative oversight.


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