sacrifice


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Synonyms for sacrifice

Synonyms for sacrifice

one or more living creatures slain and offered to a deity as part of a religious rite

a loss sustained in the accomplishment of or as the result of something

to offer as a sacrifice

Synonyms for sacrifice

the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc

personnel that are sacrificed (e

a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value

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the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity

(baseball) an out that advances the base runners

kill or destroy

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sell at a loss

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make a sacrifice of

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The sacrifice rendered by people enlivens a society and a nation.
The Prime Minister said Eid ul Azha is a day of remembrance of the obedience of Hazrat Ibrahim (Peace be upon him) and the reverence of Hazrat Ismael (Peace be upon him), when these two honoured personalities set an extraordinary example of sacrifice and selflessness.
Kurban Bayramy commemorates the Quranic story where Abraham shows the ultimate act of submission to the will of God ('Islam' means 'submission') by being prepared to sacrifice his son Ishmael.
More than 80% of Nepal's 28 millionstrong population are Hindu and the sacrifice of animals - including goats, buffaloes and hens - is commonplace.
Given the popularity of Rene Girard's theory of ritual sacrifice as a scapegoat mechanism, it is not surprising that three of the essays treat or draw upon Girard's ideas at some length.
We welcome this ban on animal sacrifice as it will end centuries of cruelty to animals in the name of religion," local activist Rajeshwar Negi said.
The woman, who was killed as a sacrifice, was identified as Kalavati Gupta when her son recognised her headless body in photographs.
The word aACAyAdha' means sacrifice in Arabic, and in Islam it signifies the sacrifice offered by Allah's beloved Prophet Ebrahim who was put on a series of trials by Allah.
From renowned game designer Keiji Inafune and his comcept studio comes Soul Sacrifice, a dark fantasy action-adventure built on a simple question: what would one sacrifice for ultimate power?
Halbertal examines Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his chosen son Isaac, whose continued existence was vital for the fulfillment of God's promises to Abraham.
People are busy buying animals to sacrifice on Eid.
The meat from the sacrifice of is mostly given away to others.
Commenting on the potential benefits of salary sacrifice for employers, Francois Barker, Pensions Partner at international law firm Eversheds LLP says,
According to the project's plan, about 800000 sacrifice meat is being distributed over the poor around the holy Haram (grand mosque in Makkah) and about 270 charities in different parts of the Kingdom as well as more than 200000 sacrifice meat to the deserving in 24 countries in Asia and Africa by land and sea.
As a Presbyterian pastor who has presided over innumerable celebrations of the Lord's Supper, Holy Communion, and Eucharist, I was aware that there were associations between our communion service and sacrifice.