HyperDic: lose

English > 10 senses of the word lose:
VERBpossessionlosefail to keep or to maintain
competitionlosefail to win
emotionlosesuffer the loss of a person through death or removal
possessionlosemiss from one's possessions
perceptionloseallow to go out of sight
possessionlose, turn a lossfail to make money in a business
possessionlosefail to get or obtain
perceptionlose, missfail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
changelosewithdraw, as from reality
changelose, sufferbe set at a disadvantage
lose > pronunciation
Soundsluw'z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningfail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey lose the money
Narrowersleep offGet rid of by sleeping
white-out, whiteoutLose daylight visibility in heavy fog, snow, or rain
Oppositekeep, hold onRetain possession of
Spanishperder
Catalanperdre
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningfail to win.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s to somebody
Entailscompete, vie, contendcompete for something
NarrowerdropLose (a game / game / game)
drop one's serveLose a game in which one is serving
go downBe defeated
take the count, remain downBe counted out
OppositewinBe the winner in a contest or competition
Spanishperder
Catalanperdre
Nounslosera gambler who loses a bet
losera contestant who loses the contest
losera person with a record of failing
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningSuffer the loss of a person through death or removal.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
BroadersufferExperience (emotional) pain
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaningmiss from one's possessions; lose sight of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Narrowerforget, leaveleave behind unintentionally
Oppositefind, regaincome upon after searching
Spanishperder
Catalanperdre
Nounslosingssomething lost (especially money lost at gambling)
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 5, perception
MeaningAllow to go out of sight.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Spanishperder
Catalanperdre
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 6, possession
Meaningfail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey lose the money
Synonymturn a loss
Oppositebreak evenmake neither profit nor loss
profit, turn a profitmake a profit
Spanishperder
Catalanperdre
Nounslosera gambler who loses a bet
losingssomething lost (especially money lost at gambling)
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 7, possession
Meaningfail to get or obtain.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Narrowermisplace, mislayplace (something) where one cannot find it again
Oppositeacquire, win, gainwin something through one's efforts
Spanishperder
Catalanperdre
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 8, perception
Meaningfail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymmiss
Narroweroverlooklook past, fail to notice
Spanishescaparse, perder
Catalanescapar-se, perdre
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 9, change
MeaningWithdraw, as from reality.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderseclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdrawKeep away from others
English > lose: 10 senses > verb 10, change
MeaningBe set at a disadvantage.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsuffer
Broaderworsen, declineGrow worse
Similar tosufferget worse

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