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Definitions of lose:
  • verb:   allow to go out of sight
  • verb:   miss from one's possessions; lose sight of
  • verb:   fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
  • verb:   fail to get or obtain
  • verb:   fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit
  • verb:   fail to win
  • verb:   suffer the loss of a person through death or removal
  • verb:   fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
  • verb:   retreat
  • verb:   be set at a disadvantage
  • verb:   place (something) where one cannot find it again
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #35314)

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