What is the meaning of the word sacrifice?

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  1. Offer kill religious sacrifice
  2. Give (something important valued) sake other considerations
  3. Deliberately allow one's opponent (a pawn piece)
  4. Advance (a base runner) sacrifice
  5. Make sacrifice
  6. slaughtering animal person surrendering possession offering divine supernatural figure
  7. animal, person, object offered this
  8. giving something valued sake something else regarded more important worthy
  9. Christ's offering himself Crucifixion
  10. Eucharist regarded either (in Catholic terms) propitiatory offering body blood Christ (in Protestant terms) thanksgiving
  11. move intended allow opponent pawn piece, strategic tactical reasons
  12. bunted ball that puts batter allows base runner runners advance
  13. made belief that will less costly defeated contract than allow opponents make contract
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