Textual thesaurus for "lose"

(verb) suffer

be set at a disadvantage

This author really suffers in translation

(verb) drop off, recede, fall back, fall behind


(verb) mislay, misplace

place (something) where one cannot find it again

I misplaced my eyeglasses

(verb) miss

fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind

I missed that remark; She missed his point; We lost part of what he said

(verb) turn a loss

fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit

I lost thousands of dollars on that bad investment!; The company turned a loss after the first year