Other Words for Sacrifice

Sacrifice Adjective Synonyms
forfeiture, forgoing, giving up, relinquishment, loss
Mrs. Clinton continues her charitable work at the sacrifice of much of her time.

immolation, surrender, forfeiture, forgoing, giving up, yielding up, offering (up), offer, Christian religion oblation
The Aztec religion demanded the sacrifice of human beings.

immolate, offer (up), yield (up), give up
In their religion, they were required to sacrifice small animals to propitiate the gods.

Sacrifice Noun Synonyms
give up, forgo, forfeit, relinquish, surrender, let go, lose, yield, renounce, forswear, forbear, desist, cease, stop, refrain from
She was quite ready to sacrifice her inheritance to see justice done. If you sacrificed smoking you could give the money you save to charity.

More Words for Sacrifice

Lose / Stop / Forfeit / Offer

Sacrifice Fly

Entertainment / Baseball / Sacrifice Fly: Fly ball out that scores a runner from third base. MORE

Sacrifice Bunt

Entertainment / Baseball / Sacrifice Bunt: A bunt intended to advance runners at the expense of the batter being put out. The hitless plate appearance is not counted towards a player's batting average. MORE


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Threefold Death

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