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lose

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1 to be unable to find or have at hand
  • I always lose my keys.
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2 to fail to win, gain, or obtain
  • If the team loses this game, they're out of the play-offs.
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3 to undergo defeat
  • She really hates to lose at anything.
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take the count

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4 to get rid of as useless or unwanted
  • We told the recent grad to lose the flashy shirts and dress conservatively for the job interview.
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dispose of, set aside

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5 to use up carelessly
  • We lost a good hour while he tried to find his keys.
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play ducks and drakes with (or make ducks and drakes of)

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