make the final/supreme/ultimate sacrifice

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of make the final/supreme/ultimate sacrifice

: to die
  • He made the final/supreme/ultimate sacrifice for his country.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

final play
  1. : not to be altered or undone

  2. : of or relating to a concluding court action or proceeding

  3. : coming at the end : being the last in a series, process, or progress

  1. : something that is final: such as

  2. : a deciding match, game, heat, or trial

  3. : the last examination in a course

supreme play
  1. : highest in rank or authority

  2. : highest in degree or quality

  3. : ultimate, final

ultimate play
  1. : last in a progression or series : final

  2. : eventual

  3. : the best or most extreme of its kind : utmost

  1. : something ultimate

  2. : acme

  3. : ultimate frisbee

  1. : end

sacrifice play
  1. : an act of offering to a deity something precious

  2. : something offered in sacrifice

  3. : destruction or surrender of something for the sake of something else

  1. : to offer as a sacrifice

  2. : to suffer loss of, give up, renounce, injure, or destroy especially for an ideal, belief, or end

  3. : to sell at a loss


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