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forfeit

noun

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a sum of money to be paid as a punishment
  • the forfeit for each baseball player involved in the brawl was $5,000

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forfeit

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of forfeit (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in waive, release

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2 as in lose, drop

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The first known use of forfeit was in the 14th century

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“Forfeit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forfeit. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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