Definitions of sacrifice:
  • noun:   (sacrifice) an out that advances the base runners
  • noun:   the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity
  • noun:   personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)
  • noun:   a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value
    Example: "He had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice"
  • noun:   the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
  • verb:   make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals
  • verb:   endure the loss of
  • verb:   sell at a loss
  • verb:   kill or destroy
    Example: "The animals were sacrificed after the experiment"

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