sacrifice

  1. noun
    personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective)
  2. noun
    a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value; "he had to sell his car at a considerable sacrifice"
  3. noun
    (sacrifice) an out that advances the base runners
  4. noun
    the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
  5. noun
    the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity
  6. verb
    make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals
  7. verb
    endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"
  8. verb
    sell at a loss
  9. verb
    kill or destroy; "The animals were sacrificed after the experiment"; "The general had to sacrifice several soldiers to save the regiment"