Definition of sacrifice one's life
- They sacrificed their lives for their country.
: an act of offering to a deity something precious
: something offered in sacrifice
: destruction or surrender of something for the sake of something else
: to offer as a sacrifice
: to suffer loss of, give up, renounce, injure, or destroy especially for an ideal, belief, or end
: to sell at a loss
: the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body
: a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings
: an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
: of or relating to animate being
: using a living model
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