Definition of martyr verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

martyr

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈmɑrt̮ər//
 
[usually passive]martyr somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they martyr
 
he / she / it martyrs
 
past simple martyred
 
-ing form martyring
 
 
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to kill someone because of their religious or political beliefs Many first-century Christians were martyred for their faith.
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