I'm willing to forfeit privacy to a certain degree to insure national security.
Last September, Sexton pleaded guilty in New York state court to money laundering and agreed to forfeit $600,000.
They were allowed to keep the Bibles, unlike their cellphones, which they had to forfeit.
c.1300, "misdeed," from Old French forfait "crime, punishable offense" (12c.), originally past participle of forfaire "transgress," from for- "outside, beyond" (from Latin foris; see foreign) + faire "to do" (from Latin facere; see factitious). Translating Medieval Latin foris factum. Sense shifted mid-15c. from the crime to the penalty: "something to which the right is lost through a misdeed." As an adjective from late 14c., from Old French forfait.
c.1300, "to lose by misconduct;" see forfeit (n.). Related: Forfeited; forfeiting.