lose

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  • It was also during this time that he lost sight in his right eye.
  • On the other hand, the letter in question might simply have been lost.
  • Many players were lost to football due to their military service.
  • Although his vision remained strong, he had lost the full strength of his hand.
  • He did not lose hope of being appointed to an active post.
  • She was instead told to lose weight and even change her name.
  • This resulted in the majority of the city losing access to running water.
  • It is believed that it is now a lost film.
  • These forms have lost their sight and even their eyes.
  • They did well at first, but then they started losing again.
  • When people know that they may lose out on something, they will want it even more.
  • Some women find this weight difficult to lose after the baby is born.
  • Their works are lost, but later works based on these original sources have survived.
  • There are other ways in which an open system can gain or lose energy.
  • When and by whom is unknown and lost in history.
  • Other television changes include Speed Channel losing the rights to almost every series.
  • Subsequently, the majority of students began to lose interest in the movement.
  • He wrote other works that have since been lost.
  • Sometimes the songs are about life or love lost.
  • The person eventually may also lose the meaning of objects as well.
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Meaning of lose

  • verb 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
  • verb Fail to win
    We lost the battle but we won the war
  • verb 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
  • verb Miss from one's possessions; lose sight of
    I've lost my glasses again!
  • verb Allow to go out of sight
    The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light
  • 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
  • verb Fail to get or obtain
    I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad