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Meaning of forfeit

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: surrendered as a penalty [syn: {confiscate}, {forfeit},
      n 1: something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty; [syn:
           {forfeit}, {forfeiture}]
      2: 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" [syn: {forfeit},
      3: the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for
         a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc. [syn:
         {forfeit}, {forfeiture}, {sacrifice}]
      v 1: lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error,
           offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name
           your successor"; "forfeited property" [syn: {forfeit},
           {give up}, {throw overboard}, {waive}, {forgo}, {forego}]
           [ant: {arrogate}, {claim}, {lay claim}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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