have (sth) taken away from one because some agreement or rule has been broken,or as a punishment,or as the result of some action
what must be lost or forfeited for sth;price
taken from one by law as a punishment
"the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time"
"you've forfeited your right to name your successor"
The saying of prayers and sewing-up in bedding of those whose lives had been forfeit.
出自： J. G. Farrell
My life and effects were all forfeited to the English government.
He ran away three times and three times forfeited his wages.
出自： B. Chatwin