• (verb): Fail to win.
    Example: "We lost the battle but we won the war"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on lose:

Leon Everette - Discography - Singles
... I Love That Woman (Like the Devil Loves Sin)" 84 — I Don't Want to Lose 1979 "We Let Love Fade Away" 89 — "Giving Up Easy" 81 — Single only "Don't Feel Like the Lone Ranger" 33 — I Don't Want to Lose "The ...
Lose My Soul
... "Lose My Soul" is a single from tobyMac's 2007 album entitled Portable Sounds which features guest performers, Kirk Franklin on rap vocals and Mandisa on background/bridge vocals ... "Lose My Soul" was not initially a hit until a year after its release peaking at No ...
Lose Your Mind
... "Lose Your Mind" is BoA's 24th Japanese single ... Lose Your Mind was released on December 12, 2007 ...
Lily Zhang - International Career - 2012 London Olympics
... Zhang was faced up against Croatia's Cornelia Molnar where she would proceed to lose in straight games (11-6,11-8,11-7,11-5) ... Zhang would proceed to lose to Sayaka Hirano of Japan in straight games (11-9,11-5,11-3) and would team with Erica Wu in the doubles to lose to Kasumi Ishikawa and Ai Fukuhara ...
Lose Control (Waldo's People Song) - Track Listing
... Lose Control" (Radio Edit) "Lose Control" (Extended Version) "Lose Control" (JS16 Remix) "Lose Control" (In Styles Club Remix) "Lose Control" (Franjola ...

More definitions of "lose":

  • (verb): Miss from one's possessions; lose sight of.
    Example: "I've lost my glasses again!"
  • (verb): Be set at a disadvantage.
    Synonyms: suffer
  • (verb): Fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit.
    Synonyms: turn a loss
  • (verb): Allow to go out of sight.
    Example: "The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light"
  • (verb): Fail to get or obtain.
    Example: "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad"
  • (verb): Suffer the loss of a person through death or removal.
    Example: "She lost her husband in the war"; "The couple that wanted to adopt the child lost her when the biological parents claimed her"
  • (verb): Fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind.
    Synonyms: miss
  • (verb): Fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense.
    Example: "She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat"
  • (verb): Place (something) where one cannot find it again.
    Synonyms: misplace, mislay

Famous quotes containing the word lose:

    These strong Egyptian fetters I must break,
    Or lose myself in dotage.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Those who find their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it.
    Bible: New Testament, Matthew 10:39.


    Do you want to have an easy life? Then always stay with the herd and lose yourself in the herd.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)