Synonyms of sacrifice in English:

sacrifice


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See Spanish definition of sacrificio

noun

1‘initiation ceremonies include the sacrifice of animals’

SYNONYMS
ritual slaughter, hecatomb, immolation, offering, oblation
self-sacrifice, self-immolation

2‘Abraham set out to offer Isaac as a sacrifice’

SYNONYMS
offering, votive offering, gift, oblation, victim, burnt offering

3‘the agreement has been achieved without any sacrifice of sovereignty’

SYNONYMS
giving up, abandonment, surrender, foregoing, renouncing, renunciation, renouncement, forfeiture, loss, relinquishment, resignation, abdication, signing away, yielding, ceding, waiving

4‘many parents make sacrifices to send their children to independent schools’

SYNONYMS
renunciation, relinquishment, loss, self-sacrifice
sacrifice something, give up things

verb

1‘an ox and two goats were sacrificed’

SYNONYMS
offer up, immolate, slaughter

2‘he hadn't sacrificed his humanitarian principles’

SYNONYMS
give up, abandon, surrender, forgo, renounce, forfeit, relinquish, resign, abdicate, sign away, yield, cede, waive
prostitute, betray