lost

[ lawst, lost ]
/ lɔst, lɒst /

adjective

verb (used with or without object)

simple past tense and past participle of lose.

Idioms

    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.

SYNONYMS FOR lost

1 forfeited, gone, missing.
3 confused, perplexed.
4 squandered.

ANTONYMS FOR lost

Related forms

un·lost, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unlost

lost

/ (lɒst) /

adjective

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Idioms and Phrases with unlost

lost


In addition to the idioms beginning with lost

  • lost cause
  • lost in the shuffle
  • lost in thought
  • lost on one

also see:

  • get lost
  • he who hesitates is lost
  • make up for lost time
  • no love lost
  • you've lost me

Also seelose.

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