HyperDic: forfeiture

English > 3 senses of the word forfeiture:
NOUNpossessionforfeiture, forfeitsomething that is lost or surrendered as a penalty
possessionforfeiture, forfeita penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
actforfeiture, forfeit, sacrificethe act of losing or surrendering / surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
forfeiture > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rfahcher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > forfeiture: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningSomething that is lost or surrendered as a penalty.
Synonymforfeit
BroaderlossSomething that is lost
Verbsforfeitlose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
English > forfeiture: 3 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something.
Synonymforfeit
BroaderpenaltyA payment required for not fulfilling a contract
Spanishmulta, pena
Catalanmulta, pena, penyora, pèrdua
Verbsforfeitlose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
English > forfeiture: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of losing or surrendering / surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc..
Synonymsforfeit, sacrifice
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishpérdida
Catalanpèrdua
Verbsforfeitlose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime

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