Definitions For Lose


  • Be set at a disadvantage
  • Withdraw, as from reality
  • Fail to win
  • Suffer the loss of a person through death or removal
  • Fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
  • Allow to go out of sight or mind
  • Miss from one's possessions; lose sight of
  • Fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
  • Fail to get or obtain
  • Fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit
  • To be unable to find (something or someone)
  • To fail to win (a game, contest, etc.)
  • To fail to keep or hold (something wanted or valued)

Is Loses a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Lose is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Lose in a Sentence

  • She's always losing her gloves.
  • Hold my hand: I don't want to lose you.
  • We lost the game by a score of 4–2.

Synonyms for Lose

Antonyms for Loses

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