sacrifice

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sac‧ri‧fice

Noun[change]

Singular
sacrifice

Plural
sacrifices

  1. A sacrifice is something that a person gives up in order to help him or somebody else. A person who makes a sacrifice for a friend will do something that he might not want to do in order to help his friend.
  2. A sacrifice is a offer given as a gift to a god.
    People in the Old Testament offered a lamb as a sacrifice to God for forgiveness.

Verb[change]

Plain form
sacrifice

Third-person singular
sacrifices

Past tense
sacrificed

Past participle
sacrificed

Present participle
sacrificing