Definition: 'Lose'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: lose

Lexical Information:
  • Sports Vocab
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • One of the 100 commonest verbs in English
  • Term used in the theatre
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Irregular verb- like GET/GOT/GOT
  • A verb describes an action or a state
  • A verb can include information about the duration, time of the action or state, the people involved and whether it is habitual, complete or not
  • Irregular Verb- Base Form

Related Glossary Definitions:

Close Pairs;  Lose the dressing room;  Lose on penalties

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Similar Words (using 'lose' as word stem):

Prefix + 'lose'

acaulose, allose, allulose, altroheptulose, amylose, anchylose, ancylose, angulose, ankylose, annulose, bullose, callose, cellose, cellulose, chloralose, close, digitalose, disclose, enclose, erythrulose, fibrillose, filose, foreclose, gelose, glomerulose, granulose, gulose, hamulose, hemicellulose, heptulose, hexulose, hydrocellulose, inclose, lamellose, levulose, lignocellulose, lobulose, nebulose, nitrocellulose, nodulose, nubilose, papillose, papulose, parclose, pilose, ramulose, reenclose, reticulose, ribulose, rivulose, rugulose, sabulose, secalose, sedoheptulose, setulose, siliculose, spinulose, squamulose, surculose, trehalose, tremellose, tuberculose, tubulose, tumulose, unclose, undisclose, unenclose, uninclose, vasculose, venulose, vermiculose, villose, xylose, xylulose,

'lose' + Suffix

losel, losels, loser, losers, loses,