Definition of SACRIFICE

noun : SACRIFICE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective) ;

  • 3. (

    ) a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value; "he had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (baseball) an out that advances the base runners ;

verb : SACRIFICE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war" ;

  • 2. (

    ) kill or destroy; "The animals were sacrificed after the experiment"; "The general had to sacrifice several soldiers to save the regiment" ;

  • 4. (

    ) make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals ;


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