Definition of Forfeited

1. Adjective. Surrendered as a penalty.

Exact synonyms: Confiscate, Forfeit
Similar to: Lost



Definition of Forfeited

1. Verb. (past of ''forfeit'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forfeited

1. forfeit [v] - See also: forfeit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forfeited

forexes
foreyard
foreyards
forfair
forfaired
forfairn
forfairs
forfalture
forfaltures
forfare
forfault
forfaults
forfeit
forfeitability
forfeitable
forfeited (current term)
forfeiter
forfeiters
forfeiting
forfeits
forfeiture
forfeiture fund
forfeiture funds
forfeitures
forfend
forfended
forfending
forfends
forfered
forfete

Literary usage of Forfeited

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"One purchasing land sold as forfeited in a proceeding under chapter 105 of the Code of 1899 holds a grant from the state, within the meaning of section 3, ..."

2. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"All lands in this State waste and unappropriated, or heretofore or hereafter for i\i\y cause forfeited, or treated as forfeited, or escheated to the State ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"If he did not pay within that time, the title to the land became forfeited to the United States, and upon a sale thereof as provided for in the Act, ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer and by Robert Philip Tyrwhitt, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1832)
"... forfeited recognizances, and sum or sums of money paid or to be paid in lieu or satisfaction of them or any of them : may it therefore please your ..."

5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1857)
"The whole interest is forfeited. Usurious contracta are void. ... The whole loan is forfeited—one-half to the State, one-half to the informer. ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"Is. 2d. which was further diminished by the expenses of the trust and by grants to the widows and relatives of forfeited proprietors. Only £27616. ..."

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