Definitions for "Forfeit"
A thing forfeit or forfeited; what is or may be taken from one in requital of a misdeed committed; that which is lost, or the right to which is alienated, by a crime, offense, neglect of duty, or breach of contract; hence, a fine; a mulct; a penalty; as, he who murders pays the forfeit of his life.
Lost or alienated for an offense or crime; liable to penal seizure.
To lose, or lose the right to, by some error, fault, offense, or crime; to render one's self by misdeed liable to be deprived of; to alienate the right to possess, by some neglect or crime; as, to forfeit an estate by treason; to forfeit reputation by a breach of promise; -- with to before the one acquiring what is forfeited.
Something deposited and redeemable by a sportive fine; -- whence the game of forfeits.
To fail to keep an obligation.
Not to be confused with ' resigns', a player 'forfeits' a game when he doesn't even bother to show up to play at the pre-arranged time and place. Generally regarded as very poor sportsmanship.
Keywords:  mischief, wrong, injury
Injury; wrong; mischief.
Keywords:  peace, die, fight, lives, pay
Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace If you fight again, you will die.
Keywords:  default, loss
a loss by default