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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
  --Burke. 
 
  Undone  and  forfeited  to  cares  forever!  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forfeited 
  adj  :  surrendered  as  a  penalty  [syn:  {confiscate},  {forfeit}] 




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