Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun forfeit

3 senses of forfeit

Sense 1
forfeit, forfeiture -- (something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;)
       => loss -- (something that is lost; "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt")

Sense 2
forfeit, forfeiture -- (a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something; "the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time")
       => penalty -- (a payment required for not fulfilling a contract)

Sense 3
forfeit, forfeiture, sacrifice -- (the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.)
       => act, deed, human action, human activity -- (something that people do or cause to happen)

Antonyms of verb forfeit

1 sense of forfeit

Sense 1
forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego -- (lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property")
       Antonym of claim (Sense 2)
      => claim, lay claim, arrogate -- (demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb forfeit

1 sense of forfeit

Sense 1
forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego -- (lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property")
       => abandon -- (forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot")

Antonyms of adj forfeit

1 sense of forfeit

Sense 1
confiscate, forfeit, forfeited -- (surrendered as a penalty)

INDIRECT (VIA lost) -> won -- (not subject to defeat; "with that move it's a won game")

Similarity of adj forfeit

1 sense of forfeit

Sense 1
confiscate, forfeit, forfeited -- (surrendered as a penalty)
       => lost (vs. won) -- (not gained or won; "a lost battle"; "a lost prize")

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