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Antonyms for lose
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term lose.

Wiktionary

  1. loseverb

    Antonyms:
    discover, procure, find, come across, acquire, gain, snag, pick up, get

    Synonyms:
    leave behind, mislay

  2. loseverb

    Antonyms:
    win

  3. loseverb

    Antonyms:
    gain, put on

    Synonyms:
    shed, drop

  4. loseverb

    Antonyms:
    win, come, first

  5. loseverb

    Antonyms:
    find

  6. loseverb

    To shed, remove, discard, or eliminate.

    When we get into the building, please lose the hat.

    Synonyms:
    dump, drop, jettison, get rid of, ditch

    Antonyms:
    pick up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lose

    Antonyms:
    accomplish, achieve, acquire, arrive at, attain, compass, earn, gain, get, grasp, master, obtain, procure, reach, secure, win

    Synonyms:
    abandon, fail, forfeit, give up, let go, miss

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lose

    Antonyms:
    keep, retain, find, recover, locate, earn, guard, treasure, economize, utilize, preserve, abandon, discard, reject

    Synonyms:
    miss, drop, mislay, forfeit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loseverb

    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"

    Antonyms:
    acquire, find, regain, turn a profit, win, profit, gain, break even, hold on, keep

    Synonyms:
    fall back, miss, mislay, recede, suffer, misplace, fall behind, drop off, turn a loss

  2. loseverb

    fail to win

    "We lost the battle but we won the war"

    Antonyms:
    hold on, profit, find, turn a profit, acquire, gain, regain, win, keep, break even

    Synonyms:
    fall back, miss, mislay, recede, suffer, misplace, fall behind, drop off, turn a loss

  3. loseverb

    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"

    Antonyms:
    keep, win, acquire, turn a profit, break even, find, profit, regain, hold on, gain

    Synonyms:
    fall back, miss, mislay, recede, suffer, misplace, fall behind, drop off, turn a loss

  4. misplace, mislay, loseverb

    place (something) where one cannot find it again

    "I misplaced my eyeglasses"

    Antonyms:
    hold on, find, regain, break even, win, acquire, gain, keep, turn a profit, profit

    Synonyms:
    fall back, miss, mislay, recede, suffer, misplace, fall behind, drop off, turn a loss

  5. loseverb

    miss from one's possessions; lose sight of

    "I've lost my glasses again!"

    Antonyms:
    hold on, win, turn a profit, gain, regain, acquire, break even, find, profit, keep

    Synonyms:
    fall back, miss, mislay, recede, suffer, misplace, fall behind, drop off, turn a loss

  6. loseverb

    allow to go out of sight

    "The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light"

    Antonyms:
    turn a profit, win, acquire, break even, find, regain, keep, hold on, gain, profit

    Synonyms:
    fall back, miss, mislay, recede, suffer, misplace, fall behind, drop off, turn a loss

  7. lose, turn a lossverb

    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"

    Antonyms:
    hold on, find, turn a profit, regain, keep, break even, win, profit, acquire, gain

    Synonyms:
    fall back, miss, mislay, recede, suffer, misplace, fall behind, drop off, turn a loss

  8. loseverb

    fail to get or obtain

    "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad"

    Antonyms:
    hold on, win, break even, profit, keep, gain, find, regain, acquire, turn a profit

    Synonyms:
    fall back, miss, mislay, recede, suffer, misplace, fall behind, drop off, turn a loss

  9. fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recedeverb

    retreat

    Antonyms:
    gain, break even, win, find, hold on, acquire, regain, keep, turn a profit, profit

    Synonyms:
    unload, fall asleep, misplace, draw back, mislay, drop off, retire, withdraw, retreat, turn a loss, lapse, fall away, drift off, dope off, relapse, recidivate, fall back, dawdle, pull away, drop away, recur, fall behind, resort, set down, recede, put down, doze off, move back, nod off, regress, drop, suffer, discharge, miss, drowse off, retrogress, lag, pull back, slip, flake out

  10. miss, loseverb

    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"

    Antonyms:
    turn a profit, acquire, break even, gain, regain, win, keep, profit, find, hold on

    Synonyms:
    miss, mislay, turn a loss, fall behind, misplace, omit, overlook, fall back, lack, overleap, suffer, drop, leave out, neglect, recede, drop off, pretermit, escape

  11. suffer, loseverb

    be set at a disadvantage

    "This author really suffers in translation"

    Antonyms:
    break even, hold on, find, win, acquire, turn a profit, regain, gain, profit, keep

    Synonyms:
    miss, get, have, put up, mislay, stand, hurt, abide, fall behind, support, misplace, stomach, digest, suffer, fall back, brook, stick out, tolerate, sustain, turn a loss, meet, recede, endure, drop off, bear, ache

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. loseverb

    Synonyms:
    miss, forfeit

How to use lose in a sentence?

  1. Jacqueline Bisset:

    We all lose our looks eventually. Better develop your character and interest in life.

  2. Darrin Weinberg:

    It matters not whether you win or lose what matters is whether I win or lose.

  3. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal:

    We just have one more week, but this is a process in which we should not lose optimism - I am very optimistic that we can do it.

  4. Jens Pagotto:

    It is still not entirely clear what happened, but they died a horrible death. It is tragic, it seems that water and fuel mixed together and the fumes from this might have been enough for them to lose consciousness.

  5. Amit Ray:

    Humanity has infinite power to reorganize and remove every internal or external threat, dirt, and challenges of life. You must not lose faith in humanity.

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