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lost

[ lawst, lost ]
/ lɔst, lɒst /
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adjective
verb (used with or without object)
simple past tense and past participle of lose.

OTHER WORDS FOR lost

4 squandered.

OPPOSITES FOR lost

1 found.
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Idioms about lost

    get lost, Slang.
    1. to absent oneself: I think I'll get lost before an argument starts.
    2. to stop being a nuisance: If they call again, tell them to get lost.
    lost to,
    1. no longer belonging to.
    2. no longer possible or open to: The opportunity was lost to him.
    3. insensible to: lost to all sense of duty.

OTHER WORDS FROM lost

un·lost, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lost

lost
/ (lɒst) /

adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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