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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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