Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) lose (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"
- S: (v) lose (fail to win) "We lost the battle but we won the war"
- S: (v) lose (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"
- S: (v) lose (miss from one's possessions; lose sight of) "I've lost my glasses again!"
- S: (v) lose (allow to go out of sight or mind) "The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light"; "lose the crowds by climbing a mountain"; "the lost tribe"
- S: (v) lose, turn a loss (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"
- S: (v) lose (fail to get or obtain) "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad"
- S: (v) miss, lose (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"
- S: (v) lose (withdraw, as from reality) "he lost himslef in his music"
- S: (v) suffer, lose (be set at a disadvantage) "This author really suffers in translation"; "The painting loses something in this light"