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Definitions of martyr:
  • noun:   one who suffers for the sake of principle
  • noun:   one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion
  • verb:   torture and torment like a martyr
  • verb:   kill as a martyr
    Example: "Saint Sebastian was martyred"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #70318)

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