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KK Pronunciation

〔 luz 〕


〔 luːz 〕

Overview of verb lose

The verb lose has 11 senses

  • lose -- (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")

  • lose -- (fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war")

  • lose -- (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 -- (place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses")

  • lose -- (miss from one's possessions; lose sight of; "I've lost my glasses again!")

  • lose -- (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 -- (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")

  • lose -- (fail to get or obtain; "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad")

  • fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recede -- (retreat)

  • miss, lose -- (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")

  • suffer, lose -- (be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation")