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losing

verb
present participle of 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, and inevitably throws tantrums when it happens

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The first known use of losing was in 1519

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lose (to)

losing

losing ground

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“Losing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/losing. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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