forfeit englannista suomeksi
A penalty for or consequence of a misdemeanor.
1629, John Milton, ''On the Morning of Christ's Nativity''
- That he our deadly forfeit should release
A thing forfeited; that which is taken from somebody in requital of a misdeed committed; that which is lost, or the right to which is alienated, by a crime, breach of contract, etc.
''He who murders pays the forfeit of his own life.''
Something deposited and redeemable by a sportive fine as part of a game.
- Country dances and forfeits shortened the rest of the day.
Injury; wrong; mischief.
a. 1789, (w), ''Siege of Nicopolis''
- to seek arms upon people and country that never did us any forfeit
To suffer the loss of something by wrongdoing or non-compliance
''He forfeited his last chance of an early release from jail by repeatedly attacking another inmate.''
''Because only nine players were present, the football team was forced to forfeit the game.''
To be guilty of a misdeed; to be criminal; to transgress.
To fail to keep an obligation.
Lost or alienated for an offense or crime; liable to penal seizure.
1867, (w), ''May-Day''
- to tread the forfeit paradise