forfeit

The Correct spelling is: forfeit

Common misspellings of the word forfeit are:

How do you spell forfeit?. It is not forfiet

  • n.
    1. Something surrendered or subject to surrender as punishment for a crime, an offense, an error, or a breach of contract.
    2. Games.
      1. Something placed in escrow and then redeemed after payment of a fine.
      2. forfeits A game in which forfeits are demanded.
    3. A forfeiture.
    adj.

    Lost or subject to loss through forfeiture.

    tr.v., -feit·ed, -feit·ing, -feits.
    1. To surrender, be deprived of, or give up the right to on account of a crime, an offense, an error, or a breach of contract.
    2. To subject to seizure as a forfeit.

    [Middle English forfet, crime, penalty, from Old French forfait, past participle of forfaire, to commit a crime, act outside the law : fors-, beyond; see foreclose + faire, to do; see feasible.]

    forfeitable for'feit·a·ble adj.
    forfeiter for'feit·er n.


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