verb (used with or without object)
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Idioms for lost
- to absent oneself: I think I'll get lost before an argument starts.
- to stop being a nuisance: If they call again, tell them to get lost.
- no longer belonging to.
- no longer possible or open to: The opportunity was lost to him.
- insensible to: lost to all sense of duty.
SYNONYMS FOR lost
OTHER WORDS FROM lostun·lost, adjective
Words nearby lost
Example sentences from the Web for lost
Those who were at 45 to 50 hours before are down to 24 to 32 hours per week, Cooper said, and he has not seen any extra hiring to make up the lost time.Info About Local Post Office Operations Is Conflicting and Hard to Come By|Ashly McGlone and Kate Nucci|August 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
This feature will help sites that do not have more exposure or access to Google to hopefully rectify the issue faster and thus reduce any lost Google traffic due to a false positive security issue.Google tests reporting security issue false positives in Search Console|Barry Schwartz|August 26, 2020|Search Engine Land
Federal regulators say much of the lost money came from people emptying their pockets for security scans.Travelers left nearly a million dollars at airport checkpoints last year|Rachel Schallom|August 22, 2020|Fortune
Some Airbnb guests argued the refund process was complicated while hosts complained that the company didn’t do more to compensate them for their lost income.Airbnb’s 3 biggest challenges on its road to an IPO|Danielle Abril|August 20, 2020|Fortune
“Nobody wants that, but we may not have a choice, and the lost time that could’ve been used to build up these systems will become really apparent,” she says.The U.S. largely wasted time bought by COVID-19 lockdowns. Now what?|Jonathan Lambert|July 1, 2020|Science News
So in that sense we have gotten close to the families that have lost loved ones, be it from one side or the other.
After four or five months of casual interaction, they realized they both had lost a young parent to cancer.
He was not originally so uninhibited, however, as can now be seen in his “lost” novel, Skylight.
“The origin of Brokpas is lost in antiquity,” a research article from the University of Delhi notes.
He lost his bid for a fourth term to George Pataki that year.
Hide it not for my help, for my honour, but tell me, Lest my time and thy time be lost days and confusion!Poems By The Way & Love Is Enough|William Morris
Surely we thought we were lost before, when he threw the great rock, and washed our ship back to the shore.
Paler and slighter than in the old days, she had lost none of her beauty.Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir|Charles Garvice
The building is so far beyond any familiar proportions that at first sight all details are lost upon its broad front.Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2|Francis Marion Crawford
Helen did not answer, nor did she half realize the question, so lost was she in her own misery.King Midas|Upton Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for lost
Idioms and Phrases with lost
In addition to the idioms beginning with lost
- lost cause
- lost in the shuffle
- lost in thought
- lost on one
- get lost
- he who hesitates is lost
- make up for lost time
- no love lost
- you've lost me