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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
1. The offering of anything to God, or to a god; consecratory rite.
3. A sale at a price less than the cost or the actual value.
5. To destroy; to kill.
6. To sell at a price less than the cost or the actual value.
8. To make an offering of; to consecrate or present to a divinity by way of expiation or propitiation, or as a token acknowledgment or thanksgiving; to immolate on the altar of God, in order to atone for sin, to procure favor, or to express thankfulness; as, to sacrifice an ox or a sheep.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To make offerings to God, or to a deity, of things consumed on the altar; to offer sacrifice.
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