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To lose possession of something - synonyms or related words

do without

to succeed in living or working without someone or something

lose

verb

to stop having something because it has been taken from you or destroyed

lose

verb

to stop having someone working for or with you because they have left

lose

verb

to be unable to find someone or something

slip away

if something such as power or an opportunity slips away, you stop having it

forfeit

verb

to lose something valuable by making a mistake or by doing something wrong

lose

verb

to have less of something than before because some of it has gone

lose

verb

to no longer have the natural ability to see, hear, remember etc

lose

verb

to stop having a positive feeling, quality, or attitude

mislay

verb

to lose something for a time, especially because you cannot remember where you put it

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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