Adjective "Sacrificed" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Sacrificed


    Definition:

    1. the offering of animal, plant, or human life or of some material possession to a deity, as in propitiation or homage.

    2. the person, animal, or thing so offered.

    3. the surrender or destruction of something prized or desirable for the sake of something considered as having a higher or more pressing claim.

    4. the thing so surrendered or devoted.

    5. a loss incurred in selling something below its value.

    6. Also called sacrifice bunt, sacrifice hit. Baseball. a bunt made when there are

    Origin:
    sacrifice

    Examples:

    "animals can be sacrificed."

    "kings can be sacrificed."

    "bulls can be sacrificed."

    "sheeps can be sacrificed."

    "railways can be sacrificed."

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