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, lose(verb)
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 loss(verb)
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, recede(verb)
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
To shed, remove, discard, or eliminate.
When we get into the building, please lose the hat.
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How to use lose in a sentence?
They come in and they say, ‘Listen, we could lose a Senate seat.’ And they’re telling us that we can lose a senator that we never knew existed because this person hasn’t shown up in our community. This person hasn’t spoken to our needs, i’m going to vote for Claire, but Claire is going to have to bring her a-- to St. Louis. Period. She’s going to have to show up, and it’s not just about talking. You have made some folks upset and if there is a reason why you voted this way, then you need to effectively communicate that.
He's an accomplished and very smart person who had nothing to lose in taking this job but his reputation, but I really -- it doesn't make me happy to say this, but I think he has lost most of his reputation with the way he has conducted himself.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The first thing I did was run to freeze my food so that it does not go bad like it did like the last time in March. It costs a lot to buy food just to lose it.
Playing in a major is a lot of pressure but playing in the Solheim Cup... the level is raised, i want my players to have a good feeling about this week and whether we win or lose I want them to remember the ride.
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- خَسِرَ, خسر, فقد, أضاعArabic
- губляць, губіць, траціцьBelarusian
- губя, загубвамBulgarian
- perdreCatalan, Valencian
- prohrát, shodit, ztratit, zhubnoutCzech
- tabe, misteDanish
- fracasar, perderSpanish
- گم کردن, دور انداختن, از دست دادن, زدودن, باختنPersian
- menettää, hävitäFinnish
- caillScottish Gaelic
- elveszít, veszítHungarian
- պարտվել, կորցնել, կրվելArmenian
- kalah, hilangIndonesian
- 失う, なくす, 負ける, 落とすJapanese
- 감소, 상실, 잃다Korean
- دۆڕاندن, ji dest dan, بزر کردنKurdish
- perdo, āmittō, deerro, ero viaLatin
- netèkti, praràstiLithuanian
- verliezen, afvallenDutch
- baa honinééhNavajo, Navaho
- pèrdre, pèrderOccitan
- tracić, przegrywać, gubićPolish
- perder de vista, perder, emagrecerPortuguese
- chinkay, chinkachiyQuechua
- pearder, perder, piarderRomansh
- похудеть, сбросить, проиграть, худеть, тeрять, проигрывать, пoтeрять, потерятьRussian
- perdiri, perdere, peldere, peldiriSardinian
- schudnúť, prísť o (niečo), stratiť, prehraťSlovak
- förlora, tappa, tappa bort, bliva av med, varda av med, mistaSwedish
- కోల్పోవు, ఓడిపోవుTelugu
- kaybetmek, kilo vermek, kilo kaybetmek, zayıflamak, gözden kaçırmakTurkish
- băng hà, mấtVietnamese
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