Martyr (n.): One who, by his death, bears witness to the truth of the gospel; one who is put to death for his religion; as, Stephen was the first Christian martyr.
Martyr (n.): Hence, one who sacrifices his life, his station, or what is of great value to him, for the sake of principle, or to sustain a cause.
Martyr (v. t.): To put to death for adhering to some belief, esp. Christianity; to sacrifice on account of faith or profession.
Martyr (v. t.): To persecute; to torment; to torture.
Martyr (n): One who suffers for the sake of principle
Martyr (n): One who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to
Martyr (v): Torture and torment like a martyr
Martyr (v): Kill as a martyr