Antonyms for lose
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term lose.
To shed, remove, discard, or eliminate.
When we get into the building, please lose the hat.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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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"
fail to win
"We lost the battle but we won the war"
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"
misplace, mislay, loseverb
place (something) where one cannot find it again
"I misplaced my eyeglasses"
miss from one's possessions; lose sight of
"I've lost my glasses again!"
allow to go out of sight
"The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light"
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"
fail to get or obtain
"I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad"
fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recedeverb
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
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"
be set at a disadvantage
"This author really suffers in translation"
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
How to use lose in a sentence?
We all lose our looks eventually. Better develop your character and interest in life.
It matters not whether you win or lose what matters is whether I win or lose.
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.
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.
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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