sacrifice

(noun) The act or practice of offering something of value (e.g., food; objects; etc.) to something supernatural typically for appeasement or to gain favor.

Audio Pronunciation: (sac·ri·fice)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: sacrifices
  • Also called religious sacrifice.
  • A (adjective) sacrificer (verb) sacrifices a (adjective) sacrificeable or (adjective) sacrificial objects (adverb) sacrificially.

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