English dictionary definition of:



  • something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty
  • a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
  • the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.


  • lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime


  • surrendered as a penalty


confiscate   forego   forfeited   forfeiture   forgo   sacrifice   waive  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ie and ei words: rulebreakers and learn about the word forfeit in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 21. The 'I' before 'e' rule – does it work?.

Scrabble score for forfeit

Scrabble score = 13

generated at 02:23:25 on 06-07-22

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