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  • past participle of lose (verb)
  • past indicative (I,you,he,she,it,we,they) of lose (verb)

definitions - ?_(Lost)

lost (adj.)

1.lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place"the mislaid hat turned up eventually" "misplaced tickets"

2.not caught with the senses or the mind"words lost in the din"

3.unable to function; without help

4.no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered"a lost child" "lost friends" "his lost book" "lost opportunities"

5.spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed"lost souls" "a lost generation" "a lost ship" "the lost platoon"

6.not gained or won"a lost battle" "a lost prize"

7.having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity"I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway" "the anesthetic left her completely disoriented"

8.perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment"obviously bemused by his questions" "bewildered and confused" "a cloudy and confounded philosopher" "just a mixed-up kid" "she felt lost on the first day of school..."

9.incapable of being recovered or regained"his lost honor"

10.deeply absorbed in thought"as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class" "lost in thought" "a preoccupied frown"

lost (n.)

1.people who are destined to die soon"the agony of the doomed was in his voice"

lose (v. trans.)

1.lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime"you've forfeited your right to name your successor" "forfeited property"

2.be set at a disadvantage"This author really suffers in translation"

3.fail to win"We lost the battle but we won the war"


5.place (something) where one cannot find it again"I misplaced my eyeglasses"

6.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"

7.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"

8.allow to go out of sight"The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light"

9.miss from one's possessions; lose sight of"I've lost my glasses again!"

10.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"

11.fail to get or obtain"I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad"

12.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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Merriam Webster

LostLost (?), a. [Prop. p. p. of OE. losien. See Lose, v. t.]
1. Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally; not to be found; missing; as, a lost book or sheep.

2. Parted with; no longer held or possessed; as, a lost limb; lost honor.

3. Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted; squandered; as, a lost day; a lost opportunity or benefit.

5. Having wandered from, or unable to find, the way; bewildered; perplexed; as, a child lost in the woods; a stranger lost in London.

6. Ruined or destroyed, either physically or morally; past help or hope; as, a ship lost at sea; a woman lost to virtue; a lost soul.

7. Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; alienated; insensible; as, lost to shame; lost to all sense of honor.

8. Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible; as, an island lost in a fog; a person lost in a crowd.

9. Occupied with, or under the influence of, something, so as to be insensible of external things; as, to be lost in thought.

Lost motion (Mach.), the difference between the motion of a driver and that of a follower, due to the yielding of parts or looseness of joints.

LoseLose (l�z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lost (lŏst; 115) p. pr. & vb. n. Losing (l�z"ĭng).] [OE. losien to loose, be lost, lose, AS. losian to become loose; akin to OE. leosen to lose, p. p. loren, lorn, AS. leósan, p. p. loren (in comp.), D. verliezen, G. verlieren, Dan. forlise, Sw. förlisa, förlora, Goth. fraliusan, also to E. loose, a & v., L. luere to loose, Gr. ly`ein, Skr. to cut. √127. Cf. Analysis, Palsy, Solve, Forlorn, Leasing, Loose, Loss.]

1. To part with unintentionally or unwillingly, as by accident, misfortune, negligence, penalty, forfeit, etc.; to be deprived of; as, to lose money from one's purse or pocket, or in business or gaming; to lose an arm or a leg by amputation; to lose men in battle.

Fair Venus wept the sad disaster
Of having lost her favorite dove.

2. To cease to have; to possess no longer; to suffer diminution of; as, to lose one's relish for anything; to lose one's health.

If the salt hath lost his savor, wherewith shall it be salted? Matt. v. 13.

3. Not to employ; to employ ineffectually; to throw away; to waste; to squander; as, to lose a day; to lose the benefits of instruction.

The unhappy have but hours, and these they lose. Dryden.

4. To wander from; to miss, so as not to be able to and; to go astray from; as, to lose one's way.

He hath lost his fellows. Shak

5. To ruin; to destroy; as destroy; as, the ship was lost on the ledge.

The woman that deliberates is lost. Addison.

6. To be deprived of the view of; to cease to see or know the whereabouts of; as, he lost his companion in the crowd.

Like following life thro' creatures you dissect,
You lose it in the moment you detect.

7. To fail to obtain or enjoy; to fail to gain or win; hence, to fail to catch with the mind or senses; to miss; as, I lost a part of what he said.

He shall in no wise lose his reward. Matt. x. 42.

I fought the battle bravely which I lost,
And lost it but to Macedonians.

8. To cause to part with; to deprive of. [R.]

How should you go about to lose him a wife he loves with so much passion? Sir W. Temple.

9. To prevent from gaining or obtaining.

O false heart! thou hadst almost betrayed me to eternal flames, and lost me this glory. Baxter.

To lose ground, to fall behind; to suffer gradual loss or disadvantage. -- To lose heart, to lose courage; to become timid. “The mutineers lost heart.” Macaulay. -- To lose one's head, to be thrown off one's balance; to lose the use of one's good sense or judgment, through fear, anger, or other emotion.

In the excitement of such a discovery, many scholars lost their heads. Whitney.

-- To lose one's self. (a) To forget or mistake the bearing of surrounding objects; as, to lose one's self in a great city. (b) To have the perceptive and rational power temporarily suspended; as, we lose ourselves in sleep. -- To lose sight of. (a) To cease to see; as, to lose sight of the land. (b) To overlook; to forget; to fail to perceive; as, he lost sight of the issue.

LoseLose (?), v. i. To suffer loss, disadvantage, or defeat; to be worse off, esp. as the result of any kind of contest.

We 'll . . . hear poor rogues
Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too,
Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out.

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lost (adj.)

found, saved, won


-Born To Lose (Black Label Society song) • Born to Lose • Born to Lose, Built to Win • Defuse or Lose • Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor (On The Bedpost Over Night) • Don't Lose My Number • Don't Lose The Music • Don't Lose Touch • Don't Lose Your Cool • Don't Lose Your Head • Don't Lose Your Head (INXS song) • Don't Wanna Lose This Feeling • Don't Wanna Lose You • Every Which Way But Lose • He Gave Me Nothing to Lose • Heads You Win – Tails I Lose • How to Lose Friends and Alienate People • How to Lose Friends and Alienate People (memoir) • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days • How to Win Millions Playing Slot Machines...or Lose Trying • I Can Lose My Heart Tonight • I Don't Wanna Lose At Love • I Don't Wanna Lose You • If I Ever Lose My Faith in You • If I Should Lose You • Janey, Don't You Lose Heart • Just Lose It • List of Parker Lewis Can't Lose episodes • Lose A Million • Lose All Time • Lose Control • Lose Control (Disney Channel) • Lose Control (Evanescence song) • Lose Control (Kevin Federline song) • Lose Control (Kish Mauve song) • Lose Control (Missy Elliott song) • Lose Control (Waldo's People song) • Lose Control (album) • Lose Hill • Lose It • Lose It (Cartel song) • Lose It All • Lose Me • Lose My Breath • Lose My Soul • Lose Myself • Lose This Life • Lose This Skin • Lose Your Mind • Lose Yourself • Lose the Boss • Lose weight • Lose-Lose Situation • Make Me Lose Control • Make Me Lose Control (Grey's Anatomy) • Make Me Lose Control (song) • Never Lose Your Sense of Humor • Never Lose Your Sense of Wonder • No Paradise to Lose • Nothin' 2 Lose • Nothin' to Lose • Nothing Left to Lose • Nothing Left to Lose (song) • Nothing to Lose • Nothing to Lose (1995 film) • Nothing to Lose (1997 film) • Nothing to Lose (2002 film) • Nothing to Lose (Billy Talent song) • Nothing to Lose (Carpathian album) • Nothing to Lose (Eddie Money album) • Nothing to Lose (Margo Smith album) • Nothing to Lose (Michael Learns to Rock album) • Nothing to Lose (Operator song) • Nothing to Lose (Sanctus Real album) • Nothing to Lose (novel) • Nothing to Lose (soundtrack) • Only When I Lose Myself • Parker Lewis Can't Lose • Rikki Don't Lose That Number • Save the World, Lose the Girl • Shinshoku (Lose Control) • Someone Could Lose a Heart Tonight • Teen Win, Lose or Draw • The reason not to lose • There Is Nothing Left to Lose • To Lose My Life (song) • To Lose My Life... • To Win or To Lose • Use It or Lose It • What Men Deserve to Lose • Win Lose or Draw • Win Lose or Draw (album) • Win Some Lose Some • Win or Lose • Win or Lose (Mobb Deep song) • Win, Lose and Kaboom • Win, Lose or Die • Win, Lose or Draw (UK game show) • Win, Lose or Draw (album) • Win, Lose or Draw (game show) • Win-Stay, Lose-Switch • You Can't Lose Me • You Lose Some, You Win Some • You'll Lose a Good Thing • You're Going to Lose That Girl • You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat

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