English to Afrikaans Meaning :: sacrifice

Sacrifice :
- opofferingopgeofferopofferingsoffer
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Noun(1) the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.(2) personnel that are sacrificed (e.g., surrendered or lost in order to gain an objective(3) a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value(4) the act of killing (an animal or person(5) (baseball
Verb(1) endure the loss of(2) kill or destroy(3) sell at a loss(4) make a sacrifice of; in religious rituals

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(1) He came to die for the ungodly and offer Himself as a sacrifice to God for their salvation.(2) God provided a second Adam - a perfect Adam who could be the perfect sacrifice ÔǪ God himself came to earth as a man.(3) He finds true peace and redemption for himself and those who love him only when he is able to give his work up as a sacrifice to God.(4) Animal sacrifice accompanies almost every ritual and ceremonial event in Nepali life.(5) This sacrament is called the Eucharist because it is the Church's sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving.(6) Christ's oblation, his total gift by the sacrifice on the cross, is the act of initiation for himself definitively, and it is valid with regard to all human beings.(7) Stassen observes that pigs were used as a sacrifice to Roman gods.(8) The point is what God has done, and is doing in the Mass, reconciling the world to Himself through the sacrifice of Christ.(9) We are willing to make a sacrifice for the long-term good.(10) But, in precise religious terminology, the word was later confined to the sacrifice of an animal slaughtered for the sake of Allah.(11) Yield your understanding to be taught of God, yield your heart to be purified and educated for God, yield your life (to be) a sacrifice to God.(12) The Priest offers himself as a sacrifice to make peace with God.(13) In accepting money from Washington, religious groups will inevitably sacrifice a degree of independence.(14) He followed up blundering a pawn with a piece sacrifice of the desperate sort.(15) Thus, within this horizon of understanding, Jesus and Jesus alone was capable of offering an acceptable sacrifice to God.(16) Their fathers may ÔÇÿbuy them backÔÇÖ by offering an animal sacrifice in their son's stead.
Related Words
(1) to sacrifice ::
om op te offer
(2) self-sacrifice ::
(3) human sacrifice ::
menslike offer
(4) ultimate sacrifice ::
hoogste offer
(5) offer up a sacrifice ::
bied 'n offer
(6) pearl used in sacrifice ::
pêrel gebruik in opoffering
1. ritual slaughter ::
ritueel slag
3. surrender ::
4. forfeit ::
5. offer up ::
6. give up ::
gee op
7. give ::
Different Forms
sacrifice, sacrificed, sacrifices, sacrificing
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

- I sent 2,000 men to their graves today.
- The bards will sing songs of their sacrifice.

- I sent 2,000 men to their graves today. - The bards will sing songs of their SACRIFICE.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 9

to the man whose noble
sacrifice inspired our victory,

to the man whose noble SACRIFICE inspired our victory,

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 1

I\'m certainly glad no one said they were
curious about Aztec human sacrifice.

I'm certainly glad no one said they were curious about Aztec human SACRIFICE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 21

A great gift requires a great sacrifice.

A great gift requires a great SACRIFICE.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 10

there are times that, in order to win,\\Nyou need to sacrifice one of your pieces.\0

there are times that, in order to win,
you need to SACRIFICE one of your pieces.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 10

English to Afrikaans Dictionary: sacrifice

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