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

Dictionary Definitions

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

'lose' + Suffix

losel, losels, loser, losers, loses,