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Synonyms for lose

Synonyms for (verb) lose

Synonyms: suffer, lose Definition: be set at a disadvantage Usage: This author really suffers in translation

Similar words: worsen, decline Definition: grow worse Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened

Synonyms: drop off, recede, lose, fall back, fall behind Definition: retreat

Similar words: regress, retrograde, retrogress Definition: get worse or fall back to a previous condition

Synonyms: lose, mislay, misplace Definition: place (something) where one cannot find it again Usage: I misplaced my eyeglasses

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: lose Definition: suffer the loss of a person through death or removal Usage: She lost her husband in the war; The couple that wanted to adopt the child lost her when the biological parents claimed her

Similar words: suffer Definition: experience (emotional) pain Usage: Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers