How to use Forfeit in a sentence
If you don't, you will forfeit the deposit.
In these circumstances the law held the criminal's life forfeit, and he might be slain or taken as a prisoner or slave.
In return for these privileges the lord was liable to forfeit his rights if he neglected to protect and defend the tenant or did anything injurious to the feudal relation.
The conspiracy failed, and Eustace was sentenced to forfeit his English fiefs.
If he bought property belonging to a feudal holding, or to a ward in chancery, he had to return it and forfeit what he gave for it as well.Advertisement
Their estates were forfeit.
If you don't do so, you will forfeit your chance at the prize.
Owen's estates were declared forfeit and vigorous measures threatened by the English government.
The red skittles forfeit just the current break score if toppled.
In the eyes of Peter, his son was now a self-convicted and most dangerous traitor, whose life was forfeit.Advertisement
Text winners who do not claim their prize within two weeks of being notified will automatically forfeit their right to the prize.
If any one transgresses this necessary Rule, he shall each time forfeit one shilling.
The most moderate form of the censure presents him in the odious light of a trimmer; the vulgar and venomous assailant is sure that Erasmus was a Protestant at heart, but withheld the avowal that he might not forfeit the worldly advantages he enjoyed as a Catholic. When by study of his writings we come to know Erasmus intimately, there is revealed to us one of those natures to which partisanship is an impossibility.
You don't want to miss a due date and inadvertently forfeit your rental period.
Submit any requested documentation to the granting agency by the deadline, or you run the risk of having to forfeit unused funds.Advertisement
Additionally, depending on where you buy them, you may forfeit the traditional two-year Maui Jim warranty.
You cannot leave, otherwise you forfeit your place and ticket.
Sick days, unfortunately, are just something you'll have to forfeit.
Purchasing uniforms direct from the manufacturer can save you money without making you forfeit style.
You must keep the policy in force until it expires, or you forfeit your return of premium benefit.Advertisement
Because Dobbs Ferry had been a part of Philipse Manor all lands in it were declared forfeit at the time of the War of American Independence (see Yonkers), and new titles were derived from the commissioners of forfeitures.
If you think that purchasing discount cheerleading uniforms means that you have to forfeit quality and style, think again.
The latter is the forfeit usually named in the contract for his repudiation of her.
Libri Poenitentiales began to appear - detailed lists of all possible sins, with the forfeit to be exacted from each.
Cantilupe was now a trusted adviser of Edward I.; he attended the royal councils, and even when differing from the king did not forfeit his favour.Advertisement
He was still but a vali among the rest, holding his many pashaliks nominally by the sultan's will and subject to annual reappointment; and he knew that both his power and his life would be forfeit so soon as the sultan should be strong enough to deprive him of them.
For example, a player can choose to forfeit a turn, even when they have a domino which could be played.
If you roll an 8 but only need 6 more spaces to reach home, then you must forfeit and wait to roll an 8.
The Czechs refrained from obstruction, for they did not wish to forfeit the alliance with the Poles and Conservatives, on which their parliamentary strength depended, and the Germans used the opportunity to pass measures for promoting the material prosperity of the country, especially for an important system of canals which would bring additional prosperity to the coal-fields and manufactures of Bohemia.
The treasury could not afford to lose the land-tax, which it would naturally forfeit by the first two of the above occurrences, and we read of various expedients being tried to prevent this loss.
Those who have received it are bound (unless in exceptional circumstances) to renew the mark, consisting of a bare circle on the crown of the head, at least once a month, otherwise they forfeit the privileges it carries.
Seizin, however, was granted in 1220 to Thomas his brother and heir, but the estate was again forfeit in the next generation for a new defection, although the wind of the royal displeasure was tempered by the fact that Isabel de Creoun, wife of Maurice, lord of Berkeley, was the king's near kinswoman.
The political position of the governments of the Restoration and of Louis Philippe was such that they were unwilling to forfeit support by pushing measures in which, after all, they were not themselves deeply interested.
Special clauses were inserted in the charters of the British East Africa and South Africa Companies enabling the government to forfeit their charters if they did not promote the objects alleged as reasons for demanding a charter.
The Recess of 1536 enacted that the bishops should forfeit their temporal and spiritual authority, and that all their property should be transferred to the crown for the good of the commonwealth.
With Cromwell's help he secured parliamentary support, and its usefulness led him to extend parliamentary representation to Wales and Calais, to defend the privileges of Parliament, and to yield rather than forfeit its confidence.
Ritschl and his friends forfeit that unifying of life and duty which is gained by making the moral or perhaps rather legal point of view supreme.
But if he kicks or rears again, he shall forfeit the succession to the crown, and even, according to circumstances, life itself."
Had not Lady Jane still been alive to take off the edge of Mary's indignation and suspicion Elizabeth might have paid forfeit for Wyat's rebellion with her life instead of imprisonment.
If the northern powers supported the king of Holland by force, they would encounter the resistance of France and England united in arms, if France sought to annex Belgium she would forfeit the alliance of England, and find herself opposed by the whole continent of Europe.
But their lives could only be forfeit on the supposition that they sought to deprive the king of his royal supremacy.
I should be a rogue to forfeit all my history and my traditions; and I should be a fool, because I should be hated by my own countrymen and mistrusted by yours."