Forfeit - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something (syn: forfeiture)
...the forfeit for each baseball player involved in the brawl was $5,000...
He forfeited his right to a trial by jury.
They didn't have enough players, so they ended up having to forfeit.
He forfeited the game to his opponent.
They have half redeemed their forfeit fame.
By being absent from the trial, he forfeited the right to appeal.
She was fined £3,000 and ordered to forfeit her car.
The company will forfeit all its assets to the federal government.
The company's property may even be forfeit.
present participle: forfeiting
past tense: forfeited
past participle: forfeited