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Synonym of Sacrifice

Sacrifice Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
sacrifice
Synonyms and related words:
abandon, abandonment, abjuration, abjure, altruism, annihilate, appease, bane, be bereaved of, bereave of life, bereavement, blood, bloodletting, bloodshed, braining, burnt offering, carry away, carry off, cease, cede, cession, chloroform, close out, collection, commitment, consecrate, consecration, convert into cash, cost, cut down, cut off, cut under, damage, dead loss, dealing death, debit, dedicate, dedication, default, denial, denudation, deprivation, deprive of life, desist, despoilment, destroy, destruction, destruction of life, detriment, devote, devotion, disgorge, disinterest, disinterestedness, dispatch, dispensation, dispense with, disposal, dispose of, disposition, dispossession, divestment, do away with, do for, do to death, do without, donate, drink offering, drop, dump, dumping, effect a sale, end, eschew, euthanasia, ex voto offering, execute, execution, expense, exterminate, extermination, finish, finish off, flow of blood, forbear, forfeit, forfeiture, forgo, forgoing, forswear, forswearing, get along without, get rid of, getting rid of, give, give away, give up, giving up, go astray from, gore, have done with, heave offering, hecatomb, holocaust, human sacrifice, humility, immolate, immolate before, immolation, incense, incur loss, infanticide, injury, job, kill, killing, kiss good-bye, lapidation, launch into eternity, lean over backwards, let go, let slip, letting go, libation, liquidate, lose, lose out, loser, losing, losing streak, loss, lynch, mactation, make a sacrifice, make a sale, make away with, make propitiation, make sacrifice to, market, martyr, martyrdom, martyrization, martyrize, merchandise, mercy killing, mislay, misplace, miss, modesty, move, oblation, offer, offer sacrifice, offer up, offering, offertory, part with, peace offering, perdition, piacular offering, poison, poisoning, privation, propitiate, purge, put away, put down, put to death, put to sleep, quitclaim, recant, recantation, refrain from, release, relinquish, relinquishment, remove from life, render up, renounce, renunciation, resell, resign, resignation, retail, retract, retraction, riddance, ritual killing, ritual murder, robbery, ruin, sacramental offering, scapegoat, self-abasement, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-devotion, self-effacement, self-forgetfulness, self-immolation, self-neglect, self-neglectfulness, self-renouncement, self-sacrifice, self-subjection, selflessness, sell, sell off, sell on consignment, sell out, sell over, sell retail, sell short, sell up, sell wholesale, shooting, slaughter, slay, slaying, spare, spoliation, starve, stoning, stop, stripping, suffer loss, surrender, suttee, sutteeism, swear off, swearing off, take life, take off, taking away, taking of life, thank offering, throw up, total loss, turn into money, turn over, unacquisitiveness, undercut, undergo privation, undersell, unload, unpossessiveness, unselfishness, vacate, victimize, votive offering, waive, wander from, whole offering, wholesale, yield, yielding
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
sacrifice

Noun
1. the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
(synonym) forfeit, forfeiture
(hypernym) act, human action, human activity
(derivation) give
2. personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)
(hypernym) personnel casualty, loss
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"
(hypernym) loss
4. the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity
(synonym) ritual killing
(hypernym) killing, kill, putting to death
(hyponym) hecatomb
(classification) animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
5. (sacrifice) an out that advances the base runners
(hypernym) putout
(hyponym) sacrifice fly
(classification) baseball, baseball game, ball

Verb
1. endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"
(synonym) give
(hypernym) release, relinquish, resign, free, give up
(verb-group) give, pay, devote
(derivation) forfeit, forfeiture
2. kill or destroy; "The animals were sacrificed after the experiment"; "The general had to sacrifice several soldiers to save the regiment"
(hypernym) kill
(derivation) ritual killing
3. sell at a loss
(hypernym) sell
4. make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals
(hypernym) offer, offer up
(hyponym) immolate
(derivation) ritual killing

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