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lose
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 12
1. Lost.
2. Retreat.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. 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.
2. Not to employ; to employ ineffectually; to throw away; to waste; to squander; as, to lose a day; to lose the benefits of instruction.
3. To wander from; to miss, so as not to be able to and; to go astray from; as, to lose one's way.
8. To prevent from gaining or obtaining.
Part of Speech: noun
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