noun see forfeit II

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  • Forfeiter — For feit*er, n. One who incurs a penalty of forfeiture. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forfeiter — forfeit ► VERB (forfeited, forfeiting) 1) lose or be deprived of (property or a right or privilege) as a penalty for wrongdoing. 2) lose or give up as a necessary consequence. ► NOUN 1) a fine or penalty for wrongdoing. 2) Law a forfeited right,… …   English terms dictionary

  • forfeiter — See forfeitable. * * * …   Universalium

  • forfeiter — n. person who receives a penalty of forfeiture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forfeiter — for·feit·er …   English syllables

  • forfeiter — fə̇d.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English forfaitour, forfetour, from Middle French forfaiteur, forfetour, from forfait, forfet + eur or : one that forfeits …   Useful english dictionary

  • forfeit — I. noun Etymology: Middle English forfait, from Anglo French, from past participle of forfaire, forsfaire to commit a crime, forfeit, from fors outside (from Latin foris) + faire to do, from Latin facere more at forum, do Date: 14th century 1.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Avishai Raviv — was a member of Israel s Shin Bet or Shabak, Israel s Secret Police whose mission was to monitor the activities of right wing extremists. To attain insider information, Raviv struck up a friendship with Yigal Amir, a religious law student from… …   Wikipedia

  • forfeit — forfeitable, adj. forfeiter, n. /fawr fit/, n. 1. a fine; penalty. 2. an act of forfeiting; forfeiture. 3. something to which the right is lost, as for commission of a crime or misdeed, neglect of duty, or violation of a contract. 4. an article… …   Universalium

  • loser — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sufferer, defeated, vanquished, runner up, deprived, worsted, bereaved, forfeiter, incurrer, dispossessed, destroyed, ruined, wrecked, undone, overthrown, underdog, disadvantaged, underprivileged, fallen, bereft, denuded,… …   English dictionary for students

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