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Noun forfeiture has 3 senses
- forfeit, forfeiture - something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty;
--1 is a kind of loss
- forfeit, forfeiture - a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something; "the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time"
--2 is a kind of penalty
- forfeit, forfeiture, sacrifice - the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
--3 is a kind of act, human action, human activity