lose sight of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lose sight of

: to be no longer be able to see (someone or something)
  • We lost sight of the plane.
often used figuratively
  • We must not lose sight of our goal.

Word by Word Definitions

lose play
  1. : to bring to destruction

  2. : damn

  3. : to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place

sight play
  1. : something that is seen : spectacle

  2. : a thing regarded as worth seeing

  3. : something ludicrous or disorderly in appearance

  1. : to get or catch sight of

  2. : to look at through or as if through a sight

  3. : to aim by means of sights

  1. : based on recognition or comprehension without previous study

  2. : payable on presentation


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