Thesaurus > Related Words: lose

  Words related to lose

Related / Similar Words: suffer, fall back, drop off, fall behind, recede, misplace, mislay, miss, turn a loss

 

Definition:
  • be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation";
  • fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war";
  • retreat;
  • place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • allow to go out of sight; "The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light";
  • miss from one''s possessions; lose sight of; "I''ve lost my glasses again!";
  • 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 get or obtain; "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: go down, drop, take the count, remain down, overlook, forget, leave, white-out, sleep off

     

    Grouped Verbs: suffer

     

    Entailments: compete, vie, contend

     

    Derivational Morphology: failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person, also-ran, recession, ceding back, receding, losings, losses

     

    Anagrams: sole, sloe

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: загубвам   Chinese: and 失去  
    Danish: tabe   Dutch: verliezen  
    Finnish: hävitä and menettää   French: perdre  
    German: verlieren   Indonesian: hilang and kalah  
    Irish: caill   Italian: perdere  
    Japanese: なくす and 負ける   Korean: Sino-Korean: 상실 and Sino-Korean: 패배  
    Kurdish: ji dest dan   Latin: amittere  
    Russian: проиграть and пoтeрять   Slovak: prehrať and stratiť  
    Slovene: izgubiti   Spanish: perder  
    Swedish: förlora   Telugu: కోల్పోవు  
     
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