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Overview of noun lost

The noun lost has 1 sense

1. doomed, lost -- (people who are destined to die soon; "the agony of the doomed was in his voice")

Overview of verb lose
1. 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")

2. lose -- (fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war")

3. 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")

4. misplace, mislay, lose -- (place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses")

5. lose -- (miss from one's possessions; lose sight of; "I've lost my glasses again!")

6. lose -- (allow to go out of sight; "The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light")

7. 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")

8. lose -- (fail to get or obtain; "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad")

9. fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recede -- (retreat)

10. miss, lose -- (fail to perceive or to catch with or the mind; "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said")

11. suffer, lose -- (be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation")

Overview of adj lost
1. lost -- (no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; "a lost child"; "lost friends"; "his lost book"; "lost opportunities")

2. confused, disoriented, lost -- (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")

3. lost -- (spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon")

4. lost -- (not gained or won; "a lost battle"; "a lost prize")

5. lost -- (incapable of being recovered or regained; "his lost honor")

6. lost, missed -- (not caught with or the mind; "words lost in the din")

7. bemused, deep in thought, lost, preoccupied -- (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")

8. baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea -- (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. helpless, lost -- (unable to function; without help)

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