verb (used with object), sac·ri·ficed, sac·ri·fic·ing.
verb (used without object), sac·ri·ficed, sac·ri·fic·ing.
Origin of sacrifice
Examples from the Web for sacrifice
The courage of this husband and father is a constant reminder of how much some sacrifice for exercising universal rights.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, one the most sacred holiday for Muslims is the sacrifice of Abraham, known as Eid al-Adha.
They accepted the fact that their party would have to make deals and sacrifice priorities in 2015.
It was in Saint-Rémy where Van Gogh sends his brother word of how all his sacrifice may soon be for nothing in this life.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind|Nick Mafi|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They sacrifice their shelter to contain the walkers—and Judith gets her first action scene!The Walking Dead’s Midseason Finale Shocker: A Cherished Character Meets a Grisly End|Melissa Leon|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More is often done for the worst cause than men are willing to do or to sacrifice for the best.Public School Education|Michael Mller
A man who is good for anything is always ready for his duty, and so is a good woman always ready for a sacrifice.The Small House at Allington|Anthony Trollope
After this some prayers are recited, and a sacrifice is offered.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
They intreated vs, that being absent wee would remember them, and by stelth prouided a sacrifice, which we misliked.
If a man was too poor to sacrifice a living animal, he offered an image of one made of bread.