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lost, past tense; losing, present participle; loses, 3rd person singular present; lost, past participle;
  1. Be deprived of or cease to have or retain (something)
    • - I've lost my appetite
    • - Linda was very upset about losing her job
    • - the company may find itself losing customers to cheaper rivals
  2. Cause (someone) to fail to gain or retain (something)
    • - you lost me my appointment at the university
  3. Be deprived of (a close relative or friend) through their death or as a result of the breaking off of a relationship
    • - she lost her husband in the fire
  4. (of a pregnant woman) Miscarry (a baby) or suffer the death of (a baby) during childbirth

  5. Be destroyed or killed, esp. through accident or as a result of military action
    • - a fishing disaster in which 19 local men were lost
  6. Decrease in (body weight); undergo a reduction of (a specified amount of weight)
    • - she couldn't eat and began to lose weight
  7. Waste or fail to take advantage of (time or an opportunity)
    • - they lost every chance to score in the first inning
    • - he lost no time in attacking his opponent's tax proposals
  8. (of a watch or clock) Become slow by (a specified amount of time)
    • - this clock will neither gain nor lose a second
  9. Lose control of one's temper or emotions
    • - in the end I completely lost it—I was screaming at them
  10. Become unable to find (something or someone)
    • - I've lost the car keys
  11. Cease or become unable to follow (the right route)
    • - the clouds came down, and we lost the path
  12. Evade or shake off (a pursuer)
    • - he came after me waving his revolver, but I easily lost him
  13. Get rid of (an undesirable person or thing)
    • - lose that creep!
  14. Cause (someone) to be unable to follow an argument or explanation
    • - sorry, Tim, you've lost me there
  15. Be or become deeply absorbed in (something)
    • - he had been lost in thought
  16. Fail to win (a game or contest)
    • - the Bears lost the final game of the series
    • - they lost by one vote
    • - the losing side
  17. Cause (someone) to fail to win (a game or contest)
    • - that shot lost him the championship
  18. Earn less (money) than one is spending or has spent
    • - the paper is losing $500,000 a month
    • - he lost heavily on box-office flops

  1. fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; "She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat"
  2. fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war"
  3. suffer the loss of a person through death or removal; "She lost her husband in the war"; "The couple that wanted to adopt the child lost her when the biological parents claimed her"
  4. misplace: place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"
  5. miss from one's possessions; lose sight of; "I've lost my glasses again!"
  6. allow to go out of sight; "The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light"
  7. fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit; "I lost thousands of dollars on that bad investment!"; "The company turned a loss after the first year"
  8. fail to get or obtain; "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad"
  9. fall back: retreat
  10. miss: fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said"
  11. suffer: be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation"
  12. League of Super Evil (shortened to L.O.S.E. or LOSE) is an animated television series co-created by Philippe Ivanusic-Vallee, Davila LeBlanc, Peter Ricq, developed by Asaph Fipke, and produced by Nerd Corps Entertainment in conjunction with YTV. ...
  13. "Losing" is a song by the Swedish rock band Takida and was the first single released from their debut album ...Make You Breathe. The song was released as a singe on 30 January 2006. The song was co-produced by Takida and Patrik Frisk at Sidelake Studios in Sundsvall, Sweden.
  14. To cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability due to unfortunate or unknown circumstances, events or reasons; To have (an organ) removed from one's body, especially by accident; To fail to win (a game, competition, trial, etc); To shed (weight); to reduce; To ...
  15. (losing) The action of the verb to lose; That loses or lose, or has or have lost
  16. (Losing) A stream or reach of a stream that contributes water to the zone of saturation.
  17. (Losing) Of course, you may forget something or lose some faculty just as easily. In dreams of this nature, your insecurity about appearing incompetent is working its way through your awareness. ...
  18. (Losing) One can be a hard but good loser. Any coach or team that cannot lose and treat their opponents with respect has no right to win; a poor sportsman generally tries to amuse the spectators with his self-styled clever wit by making abusive remarks, which act as a boomerang by intelligent ...
  19. To turn off lighting or sound.
  20. is to misplace and not be able to find: I often lose my bearings when entering a new city. Thank goodness I don't lose my keys though!
  21. loose.  Lose is a verb.  Loose means " not tight."
  22. v.t. 1. opposite of catch. See moment, excuse 2. What club crews in Fiestas do to Cozzies (maybe a fantasy !).
  23. (v) horlatırģa, qıtdırırģa, qoratırģa, tas etеrgе, tawusurģa
  24. We cannot lose the Attributes God gave us at our Creation such as Love, Light, Peace, Joy, Happiness, Freedom, Knowledge, Strength, Innocence, Purity, Oneness and Will. Yet we can lose sight of all these Attributes while we dally with our egos in an unreal world we have made. ...