• WordNet 3.6
    • adj forfeited surrendered as a penalty
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  • Abraham Lincoln
    “If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.”
  • Laber
    “To accept a favor is to forfeit liberty.”
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    “We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people.”
  • Phaedrus
    “I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “By persisting in your path, though you forfeit the little, you gain the great.”
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    “Personally, I hold that a man, who deliberately and intelligently takes a pledge and then breaks it, forfeits his manhood.”


In literature:

I crave the law, The penalty and forfeit of my bond.
"The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886" by Ministry of Education
I dreamed of salvation from a daughter's hand, but I have forfeited a father's name, a father's affection.
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
Your family has forfeited its rights to any consideration at my hands.
"The Eagle of the Empire" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
We have forfeited our flashing sensual power.
"Fantasia of the Unconscious" by D. H. Lawrence
Shylock only answered her by desiring to have the penalty forfeited in the bond.
"Tales from Shakespeare" by Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
If you don't catch it when it comes near you, you must pay a forfeit.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Know you not that your lives are forfeited?
"Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)" by James Athearn Jones
At last Periander made proclamation that whoever harbored his son, or even spoke to him, should forfeit a certain sum of money to Apollo.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece" by Various
His head was forfeited, but he escaped; not, however, without the loss of all his beloved wealth.
"The Phantom Ship" by Frederick Marryat
About sixteen are said to have been convicted and to have had their goods forfeited.
"The Scottish Reformation" by Alexander F. Mitchell

In poetry:

She stooped her pearly head
Seaward, and said:
"Would'st thou I gave to thee
Thy liberty,
In Time's youth forfeited?"
"Liberty Rejected" by William Watson
What was to be done? A moment
Till he forfeited his head!
Swiftly then Twardowski reckoned
On a scheme to serve his stead.
"Twardowski's Wife" by Adam Mickiewicz
Is it then so, that glory ne'er
Its throne with happiness will share,
But, baffling half our aim,
Grief is the forfeit greatness pays,
Lone places grow the greenest bays,
And anguish suckles fame?
"At Vaucluse" by Alfred Austin
She knew with Ayesha's fierce son he would fight,
Were the story reveal'd of the ring and the glove,
And she firmly exclaim'd, with heroic delight,
"No, his life I will save, if I forfeit his love."
"The Baya: Or The Indian Bird" by William Hayley
It is enough (quoth he) for once,
And has repriev'd thy forfeit bones:
NICK MACHIAVEL had ne'er a trick,
(Though he gave his name to our Old Nick,)
But was below the least of these,
That pass i' th' world for holiness.
"Hudibras: Part 3 - Canto I" by Samuel Butler
And these are ours: Thy partial grace
The tempting treasure lends:
These relies of a guilty race
Are forfeit to Thy friends;
What seemed an idol hymn, now breathes of Thee,
Tuned by Faith's ear to some celestial melody.
"Third Sunday In Lent" by John Keble

In news:

Hidalgo Pirates must forfeit game due to ineligible player.
Forfeit means they place first in district.
Two more lopsided wins this week, along with a forfeit by Valencia, gave the Los Lunas High volleyball team its third consecutive District 6-4A regular-season title.
Injuries take toll, Rangers forced to forfeit final game Friday.
The West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission has launched an inquiry that Gary Ray said Wednesday will result in numerous forfeits by the Elkins High School football team.
The Friends football team will forfeit Friday afternoon's scheduled game against St Frances because the Quakers don't have enough players, Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association officials announced Wednesday.
One night after the Bristol girls soccer team advanced to the Division III Kent district title game, the Panthers were forced to forfeit the win.
The team had waited to see if maybe the five-member panel that had heard its case would uphold the Region 6 penalties: serious sanctions, but no forfeits .
Bishop Luers' forfeit is official.
Alberta poachers fined $100,000, forfeit Hummer.
Copan, which hasn't suited up more than a dozen players for any game this season, also is in danger of forfeiting next week's game against winless Watts High School.
Says 5 to forfeit money from pyramid scheme.
Bishop Luers could be on the verge of forfeiting a football game for the second straight year.
The team hasn't let the injury bug and forfeits get them down.
McIlroy narrowly avoided forfeit at Medinah.

In science:

Of course, by truncating the dynamics at such high freezeout energy densities we forfeit the possibility of comparing our results directly with experiment.
Elliptic Flow from a Transversally Thermalized Fireball
Either way, we have to forfeit one of the advantages of the permutation-enumeration algorithm: the computational simplicity of its inner loop.
Solving Simple Stochastic Games with Few Random Vertices
Supplementary to local accounts, all users need accounts with the SSO provider, and an organization must forfeit some level of control to that provider. A provider may choose to alter their protocol in a way that is not backwards compatible or even discontinue service entirely.
KeyAuth: Bringing Public-key Authentication to the Masses
Upon violating any of them, the person incriminated forfeits their anonymity.
A Revised Classification of Anonymity
Merriam-Webster) 25 forfeit ― to lose or lose the right to especially by some error, offense, or crime (ibid.) 26 Accountability can principally based on a cut-and-choose technique or a zero-knowledge proof (introduced in [4,5] respectively), as demonstrated by L.
A Revised Classification of Anonymity