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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 For·feit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Forfeited; p. pr. & vb. n. Forfeiting.]  To lose, or lose the right to, by some error, fault, offense, or crime; to render one's self by misdeed liable to be deprived of; to alienate the right to possess, by some neglect or crime; as, to forfeit an estate by treason; to forfeit reputation by a breach of promise; -- with to before the one acquiring what is forfeited.
    [They] had forfeited their property by their crimes.   --Burke.
    Undone and forfeited to cares forever!   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 forfeited
      adj : surrendered as a penalty [syn: confiscate, forfeit]