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To lose possession of something - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

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fail

verb

mainly literary if a quality or ability fails you, you suddenly lose it

kiss something goodbye

to no longer have or be likely to get something. If someone can kiss goodbye to something, they will not have it or get it

lose track (of)

to no longer know where someone or something is or what is happening

misplace

verb

to put something in the wrong place and lose it, especially temporarily

shed

verb

Britishmainly journalism to lose something accidentally because it falls off

wave something goodbye/wave goodbye to something

used for saying that someone will lose something or will not be able to have it

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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