Definitions For Forfeit


  • The act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
  • A penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
  • Something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty
  • Something that is lost or given up as punishment or because of a rule or law


  • Lose ( or lose the right to ( by some error, offense, or crime
  • To lose or give up (something) as a punishment or because of a rule or law


  • Surrendered as a penalty

Is Forfeit a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Forfeit is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Forfeit in a Sentence

  • The forfeit for each baseball player involved in the brawl was $5,000
  • He forfeited his right to a trial by jury.
  • They didn't have enough players, so they ended up having to forfeit.

Synonyms for Forfeit

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