Definition of Lose it

1. Verb. Lose control of one's emotions. "Sam and Sue lose it"; "When her baby died, she snapped"

Exact synonyms: Break Down, Snap
Generic synonyms: Act, Behave, Do
Specialized synonyms: Dissolve, Die, Fall Apart, Go To Pieces
Derivative terms: Breakdown

Definition of Lose it

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To be explosively angry; to lose one's temper. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) To lose control of a situation. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lose It

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lose heart
lose it (current term)
lose one's cool
lose one's head
lose one's head if it wasn't attached
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lose one's rag
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lose one's touch
lose one's way
lose oneself

Literary usage of Lose it

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1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"To lose a sheep through its not being marked, is to lose it for want of a ha'pennyworth of tar. Lost Cause, in American political history, the canse of the ..."

2. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"... or pass it to his credit, the bank must lose it; he \^TV-^^ being innocent. The court said : 1. A payment in real bills of a bank may be invalid, ..."

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