Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “sacrifice”

See all translations

sacrifice

noun /ˈsӕkrifais/
the act of offering something (eg an animal that is specially killed) to a god
sacrificio
A lamb was offered in sacrifice.
the thing that is offered in this way
sacrificio
A slaughtered lamb was offered as a sacrifice.
something of value given away or up in order to gain something more important or to benefit another person
sacrificio
His parents made sacrifices to pay for his education.
sacrificial /-ˈfiʃəl/ adjective
de sacrificio
sacrificial victims.
sacrificially adverb
en forma de sacrificio
Translations of “sacrifice”
in Korean 희생, 제물…
in Arabic تَضْحِية, أُضْحِية…
in French sacrifice…
in Italian sacrificio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放棄, 犧牲, 獻出…
in Russian жертва, жертвоприношение…
in Turkish fedakârlık, özveri, kurban olma…
in Polish poświęcenie, ofiara…
in Portuguese sacrifício…
in German das Opfer…
in Catalan sacrifici…
in Japanese 犠牲, いけにえ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放弃, 牺牲, 献出…
(Definition of sacrifice from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “sacrifice” in Spanish

Definitions of “sacrifice” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More