Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Forfeited'
Forfeited Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- Forfeit \For"feit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forfeited; p. pr. &
vb. n. Forfeiting.] [OE. forfeten. See Forfeit, n.]
To lose, or lose the right to, by some error, fault, offense,
or crime; to render one's self by misdeed liable to be
deprived of; to alienate the right to possess, by some
neglect or crime; as, to forfeit an estate by treason; to
forfeit reputation by a breach of promise; -- with to before
the one acquiring what is forfeited.
[They] had forfeited their property by their crimes.
Undone and forfeited to cares forever! --Shak.
Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Forfeited'
- Torquil MacLeod (forfeited clan chief): After Torquil had been forfeited by command of Parliament, he retired to his stronghold of Stornoway Castle. He had with him his kinsman ...
- Purchasers of Forfeited Estates, Ireland Act 1702: The Purchasers of Forfeited Estates, Ireland Act 1702 was an Act of Parliament of ... forfeited estates in Ireland" and its citation is 1 Anne c. ...
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