Definition of Loses

1. Verb. (third-person singular of lose) Misplaces. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loses

1. lose [v] - See also: lose

Lexicographical Neighbors of Loses

lose weight
losed
losel
losels
losen
losenger
losengerie
losengers
loser
loser sign
loserdom
loserhood
loserish
loserness
losers
loses (current term)
loses count
loses face
loses it
loses the plot
loses track
losest
loseth
loseyite
losh
losin'
losing
losing count
losing face
losing it

Literary usage of Loses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1906)
"Both of these gentlemen I believe to be beyond a bribe. "The Government loses in Money and Character" Johnson MSS. ..."

2. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"... the same applies to Nerissa; unless these disguises are complete, the scene loses its power. Neither of them wish the husband to discover the stratagem. ..."

3. The Pilgrim's Progress, from this World to that which is to Come by John Bunyan (1806)
"... and understand Wherefore they show'd me were; and let me be Thankful, O good Interpreter, to thec.' CHAP. yi. Christian loses his burden at ..."

4. The invisible man: A Grotesque Romance by Herbert George Wells (1897)
"... XII THE INVISIBLE MAN loses HIS TEMPER IT is unavoidable that at this point the narrative should break off again, for a certain very painful reason that ..."

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