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    forfeit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word forfeit

    Definition
    (noun) something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty
    Synonyms : forfeiture
    Definition
    (noun) a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
    Synonyms : forfeiture
    Example Sentence
    • the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time
    Definition
    (noun) the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
    Synonyms : forfeiture , sacrifice
    Definition
    (verb) lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
    Example Sentence
    • you've forfeited your right to name your successor
    • forfeited property
    Definition
    (adj) surrendered as a penalty
    Synonyms : confiscate , forfeited
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forfeit

forfeited == fore (before) + feet , that is when u have done some mistake u fall on some ones feet for excuse..

You have made some counterfeit coins so now you have to forfeit actual money(As a punishment).

If you have four feet or you pretend to have four feet, you will have to pay penalty....

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fore(before)+feet that is before you get kicked by feet,pay the penalty

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