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Engelsk navneord: sacrifice

1. sacrifice (om handling) the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forfeit, forfeiture


Mindre specifikke termeract, deed, human action, human activity

2. sacrifice (om begivenhed) personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)


Mindre specifikke termerloss, personnel casualty

3. sacrifice (om forhold) a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice.


Mindre specifikke termerloss

4. sacrifice (om handling) the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ritual killing


Mindre specifikke termerkill, killing, putting to death


Mere specifikke termerhecatomb, immolation


Overordnet emneområdeanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

5. sacrifice (om handling) (baseball) an out that advances the base runners


Mindre specifikke termerputout


Mere specifikke termersacrifice fly


Overordnet emneområdebaseball, baseball game


Engelsk udsagnsord: sacrifice

1. sacrifice (om forhold) endure the loss of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gave his life for his children.
I gave two sons to the war.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)give


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mindre specifikke termerfree, give up, release, relinquish, resign


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcommit, consecrate, dedicate, devote, devote, give, give, pay

2. sacrifice (om relation) kill or destroy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe animals were sacrificed after the experiment.
The general had to sacrifice several soldiers to save the regiment.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to sacrifice the prisoners


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerkill

3. sacrifice (om forhold) sell at a loss


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termersell

4. sacrifice (om forhold) make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Mindre specifikke termeroffer, offer up


Mere specifikke termerimmolate









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