Results for lose

Definitions of lose:

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb

To mislay; to lay or drop so as not to be able to find; not to gain or win; to be deprived of; to fail to obtain; to miss; to wander from; to bewilder; to waste, as time; to squander or throw away; to ruin or destroy; not to employ or enjoy; to suffer loss.

part of speech: verb transitive

To be deprived of; cease to have in possession; mislay; to wander from; as, to lose one's way; miss; as, to lose an opportunity; fail to win; as, to lose a battle.

part of speech: verb transitive

The opposite of keep or gain: to be deprived of: to mislay: to waste, as time: to miss: to bewilder: to cause to perish: to ruin: to suffer waste:- pr. p. losing ( loozing); pa. t and pa. p. lost.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: past tense, past participle


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