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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confiscate, forfeit, forfeitedadjective

    surrendered as a penalty


  1. forfeited

    Forfeited generally refers to the act of giving up or losing something, often as a penalty or consequence for wrongdoing or as a result of a failure to fulfill an obligation or responsibility. This could involve rights, property, privileges, or any kind of claim. It can also refer to a situation in sports where a team or player is declared to have lost or conceded defeat due to an infringement of rules.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forfeited

    of Forfeit

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forfeited in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forfeited in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of forfeited in a Sentence

  1. Neil Bradley:

    We will take into account the totality of what candidates and elected officials do, including the actions of last week, and importantly, the actions in the days ahead in determining whether or not we support them, i actually want to be very clear : There are some members, who by their actions, will have forfeited the support of the US Chamber of Commerce.

  2. The Kenya Ports Authority:

    Any employee who will not report or discharge his or her duties will be deemed to have forfeited their appointment.

  3. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.She:

    But in my view, they forfeited the right to be Chicago police officers.

  4. Sinn Fein chairman Declan Kearney:

    The British government as a direct result have forfeited any mandate to represent the interests of people here in the north of Ireland in circumstances where the north is dragged out of Europe as a result of a vote to leave.

  5. Alexis de Tocqueville:

    The Union was formed by the voluntary agreement of the states; and these, in uniting together, have not forfeited their nationality, nor have they been reduced to the condition of one and the same people. If one of the states chooses to withdraw from the compact, it would be difficult to disapprove its right of doing so, and the Federal Government would have no means of maintaining its claims directly either by force or right.

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