English dictionary definition of:



  • (baseball) an out that advances the base runners
  • the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
  • the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity
  • personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)
  • a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value


  • kill or destroy
  • make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals
  • endure the loss of
  • sell at a loss


forfeit forfeiture give

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words ending in -ce and learn about the word sacrifice in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy.

Scrabble score for sacrifice

Scrabble score = 16

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

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