Synonyms for martyr
- 1. martyr, sufferer, victim
- usage: one who suffers for the sake of principle
- 2. martyr, victim
- usage: one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion
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- 1. martyr, kill
- usage: kill as a martyr; "Saint Sebastian was martyred"
- 2. martyr, martyrize, martyrise, torture, excruciate, torment
- usage: torture and torment like a martyr