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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sac•ri•ficeˈsæk rəˌfaɪs(n.; v.)-ficed, -fic•ing.

  1. (n.)the offering of animal, plant, or human life or of some object to a deity, as in propitiation or homage.

  2. the person, animal, or thing so offered.

  3. the surrender or destruction of something valued for the sake of something having a higher or more pressing claim.

  4. something so surrendered or lost.

  5. a loss incurred in selling something below its value.

  6. Also called sac′rifice bunt`, sac′rifice hit`. a hit or bunted ball in baseball that results in an out for the batter, but allows a runner on base to advance or score.

    Category: Sport

  7. (v.t.)to make a sacrifice or offering of.

  8. to surrender, give up, permit injury to, or destroy for the sake of something else.

  9. to dispose of (goods, property, etc.) regardless of profit.

  10. to cause the advance of (a base runner) in baseball by a sacrifice.

    Category: Sport

  11. (v.i.)to offer or make a sacrifice.

  12. to make a sacrifice in baseball.

    Category: Sport

Origin of sacrifice:

1225–75; < OF < L sacrificium=sacri-, comb. form of sacer sacred +-fic-, comb. form of facere to make, do1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacrificer(noun)

    a religious person who offers up a sacrifice


  1. sacrificer(Noun)

    Someone who sacrifices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacrificer(noun)

    one who sacrifices


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