lost vs loss

lost loss

Definitions

  • 1) people who are destined to die soon
  • 2) See lose.
  • 3) Unable to find one's way; unavailable, with location unknown.
  • 4) Not used to one's benefit or advantage.
  • 5) Having not been or unlikely to be won; unsuccessful.
  • 6) Bewildered or confused.
  • 7) Unable to find one's way.
  • 8) No longer in the possession, care, or control of someone or something.
  • 9) Completely involved or absorbed; rapt.
  • 10) No longer known or practiced.
  • 11) Beyond recovery or redemption; fallen or destroyed.
  • 12) Beyond reach, communication, or influence.
  • 13) No longer in existence; vanished or spent.
  • 14) Occupied with, or under the influence of, something, so as to be insensible of external things.
  • 15) Having wandered from, or unable to find, the way; bewildered; perplexed
  • 16) Ruined or destroyed, either physically or morally; past help or hope
  • 17) Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted; squandered
  • 18) (Mach.) the difference between the motion of a driver and that of a follower, due to the yielding of parts or looseness of joints.
  • 19) Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible
  • 20) Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally; not to be found; missing.
  • 21) Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; alienated; insensible
  • 22) Parted with; no longer held or possessed
  • 23) incapable of being recovered or regained
  • 24) having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity
  • 25) not caught with the senses or the mind
  • 26) unable to function; without help
  • 27) deeply absorbed in thought
  • 28) spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed
  • 29) no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered
  • 30) perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
  • 31) not gained or won
  • 32) Simple past tense and past participle of lose.
  • 33) SynonymsMissing.
  • 34) 4and
  • 35) (be lost on) To be beyond the comprehension of.
  • 36) (be lost on) To have no effect or influence on.

Definitions

  • 1) something that is lost
  • 2) an instance of losing, such as a defeat
  • 3) plural casualties, especially physically eliminated victims of violent conflict
  • 4) destruction, ruin
  • 5) the hurtful condition of having lost something or someone
  • 6) engineering electricity of kinetic power expended without doing useful work
  • 7) financial the sum an entity loses on balance
  • 8) People lost in wartime; casualties.
  • 9) One that is lost.
  • 10) The amount of something lost.
  • 11) Electricity The power decrease caused by resistance in a circuit, circuit element, or device.
  • 12) The amount of a claim on an insurer by an insured.
  • 13) The harm or suffering caused by losing or being lost.
  • 14) The condition of being deprived or bereaved of something or someone.
  • 15) The act or an instance of losing.
  • 16) Destruction.
  • 17) That which is lost or from which one has parted; waste; -- opposed to gain or increase.
  • 18) The state of being lost or destroyed; especially, the wreck or foundering of a ship or other vessel.
  • 19) The state of losing or having lost; the privation, defect, misfortune, harm, etc., which ensues from losing.
  • 20) Failure to use advantageously.
  • 21) Failure to gain or win.
  • 22) The act of losing; failure; destruction; privation
  • 23) (Insurance) Destruction or diminution of value, if brought about in a manner provided for in the insurance contract (as destruction by fire or wreck, damage by water or smoke), or the death or injury of an insured person; also, the sum paid or payable therefor.
  • 24) to be in a state of uncertainty.
  • 25) (Mil.) Killed, wounded, and captured persons, or captured property.
  • 26) to make a loss good; also, to sustain a loss without sinking under it.
  • 27) something that is lost
  • 28) the experience of losing a loved one
  • 29) the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue
  • 30) military personnel lost by death or capture
  • 31) euphemistic expressions for death
  • 32) the act of losing someone or something
  • 33) gradual decline in amount or activity
  • 34) the disadvantage that results from losing something
  • 35) Lack; want.
  • 36) Failure to gain or win: as, the loss of a prize or battle.
  • 37) That which is lost or forfeited; that which has been scattered or wasted: as, the loss by leakage amounted to 20 gallons; an insurance company's loss by a fire.
  • 38) At such a price as to lose or incur loss.
  • 39) Failure to hold, keep, or preserve what one has had in his possession; disappearance from possession, use, or knowledge; deprivation of that which one has had: as, the loss of money by gaming; loss of health or reputation; loss of children: opposed to gain.
  • 40) To sustain a loss with spirit or fortitude.
  • 41) The state of being at fault; the state of having lost the trail and scent of game.
  • 42) Defeat; overthrow; ruin.
  • 43) Synonyms Loss, Detriment, Damage, Waste, Forfeiture, etc. Loss is the class word under which detriment, damage, waste, forfeiture, etc., are species. Loss, detriment, and damage apply to persons or things; waste and forfeiture only to things. As to detriment and damage, see injury. Waste is generally voluntary, although not always realized; sometimes it is only by neglect. Forfeiture is a loss through the law, as a penalty or as the result of neglect.
  • 44) See loess.
  • 45) Specifically, death.
  • 46) (at a loss) Perplexed; puzzled.
  • 47) (at a loss) Below cost.

Examples

  • 1) If the employee leaves the job as a result, they may receive compensation for lost earnings.
  • 2) Still, the main characters engage with the war’s most tragic victims and families searching for lost or missing loved ones.
  • 3) It was a lost cause.
  • 4) He was a devoted fan of Hearts, perhaps in keeping with his quixotic pursuit of lost causes.
  • 5) He added:'This is a lost opportunity from a government still afraid of supporting drivers and roads.
  • 6) I began to feel lost, lonely, then resentful.
  • 7) I try to teach them a bit of Cockney but it's a lost cause.
  • 8) The boycott is making them a lonely and lost people.
  • 9) That makes it easier to match dogs with owners and to get back your lost pet.
  • 10) We have a lost generation leading a lost generation.
  • 11) It would be a huge lost opportunity.
  • 12) Is it reasonable for me to bill him for my lost income?
  • 13) The law lords have justified their generous awards partly as compensation for lost earnings.
  • 14) Why have the rich gained and the poor lost ground?
  • 15) It propels explorers on distant journeys and brings home the lost and lonely.
  • 16) Happy is a yearning vignette of lost love.
  • 17) All in all a great lost opportunity.
  • 18) He spent ten months trying to recover but knew after four that it was a lost cause.
  • 19) There is time to make up lost ground.
  • 20) It is this lost and lonely chapter of the war that gives the film its controversial pulling power.
  • 21) They are two lost and lonely souls who find each other - and still remain lost.
  • 22) Those who aren't knocked down usually get lost and have to be rescued by a helicopter.
  • 23) It made no difference that many of these lost and hapless souls had relatives in the Society.
  • 24) Again, this stuff makes me feel lost and free.
  • 25) We spell out 10 ways to claw back this lost income.
  • 26) The whole thing has probably cost me about 5,000 in lost earnings.
  • 27) Some had come wearing T-shirts bearing the name of their lost loved one.
  • 28) Owners might get lost and lonely, but they will get lost going very quickly.
  • 29) The dance for which many a princeling lost his kingdom..lost his wife home and family.
  • 30) And again, he adviseth to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters; because, sometimes, _A little neglect may breed great mischief_; adding, _for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost_; being overtaken and slain by the enemy; all for want of a little care about a horseshoe nail!
  • 31) The efforts of the woman to find the lost piece represent what Jesus did, when he left heaven, and took our nature upon him, and came as "the Son of man to _seek and to save that which was lost_."
  • 32) Shall any of these heathen among whom I dwell, rise up at that awful season -- stretch out their hands towards you, and say, There stand the children who might have sent us the Bible, but they did not send it; and now we must be lost -- _lost for ever!
  • 33) It would be terrible _to be lost to have been lost_ in the forest.
  • 34) From there on the trail is lost -- lost -- _lost_, I tell you!
  • 35) What I lost -- Ah! what I _lost_ was respect for "-- Blair choked --" for the institution that had deluded me.
  • 36) 'And then there are the lost sheep,' said Rosalie, 'full of sin, and far away from the fold; they don't love the Good Shepherd, and sometimes they don't even know that they _are lost_.
  • 37) As I heard "The Voice that breathed o'er Eden" and saw the bride of twenty-five advance up the aisle to meet the bridegroom of forty-five awaiting her deeply flushed, in a distorted white waistcoat -- I had mercilessly alluded to his white waistcoat as an error of judgment -- I gave myself up for lost; _and I was lost_.
  • 38) ‘He got lost searching for the computer room, and when he eventually did call me back, the system had already righted itself.’
  • 39) ‘Although the team got lost driving up, they were glad they came.’
  • 40) ‘A fifth member turned up late, saying he got lost sightseeing, but the other four have not been seen.’
  • 41) ‘I got lost driving back home, ended up on the way to Barking rather than Baker Street.’
  • 42) ‘I remember some of them quite vividly even though they got lost years and years ago.’
  • 43) ‘Abraham, who got lost traveling to the city, was also a bit erratic with his driving on the course.’
  • 44) ‘The fire then merged with another started by a lost hiker signaling a helicopter.’
  • 45) ‘However, evening had come, and he found himself thoroughly lost in the maze of crooked, narrow streets.’
  • 46) ‘It was admittedly a much better walk though being lost as we went away from the main paths and more into proper forest.’
  • 47) ‘But when road users, who were not familiar with the area, took the route, they got lost.’
  • 48) ‘At the end, she decided to stick with the Main Street, so as not to be easily lost.’
  • 49) ‘At around 5am a lost and disorientated little black and white cat had appeared in their garden.’
  • 50) ‘In a foreign environment things happen and without clear explanation you can get lost very quickly.’
  • 51) ‘Even though the woodlands here are relatively small, it's easy to get lost in them if you don't follow the paths.’
  • 52) ‘But even so, you can still get lost down the trail, and that's the general idea.’
  • 53) ‘You tell me, and I'll try not to get lost again the next time I drive through.’
  • 54) ‘With very few houses and tourist amenities it is very easy to get lost in these mountains after dark.’
  • 55) ‘It's easy to get lost in the old city of Damascus but don't panic: the Syrians are kind and helpful.’
  • 56) ‘So even if you've been before, there's a fair chance you'll get lost or disorientated.’
  • 57) ‘Last year the amount of skiable terrain was doubled, so it was inevitable that we would get lost.’
  • 58) ‘Behind the sofa is one of the places in a home where all the lost things end up.’
  • 59) ‘I murmured a prayer to St. Anthony to find a lost paper, looked down, and my hand was on it.’
  • 60) ‘When he takes the back off to mend it, he finds the lost grand.’
  • 61) ‘In some cases the card is not physically lost, but the critical information is in the possession of a third party.’
  • 62) ‘When we look hard we find things - lost notes and four-leaf clovers, invisible to less attentive eyes.’
  • 63) ‘It's nice to know that 70 people were actually looking for the lost child, and that they knew that there was one to look for.’
  • 64) ‘And in total I've probably spent more than a year looking for lost car keys.’
  • 65) ‘A tearful little boy cannot sleep without a lost Teddy bear - which belonged to his baby brother.’
  • 66) ‘Thus, owners seeking to recover their lost pets will often look to the civil law for a remedy.’
  • 67) ‘If your pet is then lost or stolen, there is a good chance that your pet will be returned to you.’
  • 68) ‘When you poke about alongside a canal there are many lost and forgotten relics to be found of the old commercial nature of the place.’
  • 69) ‘Your cultural heritage is in critical danger of being lost and forgotten forever.’
  • 70) ‘At the moment though, I just feel rather lost and disorientated myself.’
  • 71) ‘Knowing these people helps to understand why alcohol is such a boon to the lost and the lonely.’
  • 72) ‘Tonight, I felt lost beyond anything I have felt the entire time I have been here.’
  • 73) ‘She felt lost, defeated in every aspect of herself.’
  • 74) ‘Police are still undertaking further investigations and trying to recover the lost relics.’
  • 75) ‘Miserably, in trying to recover his lost childhood Jackson is depriving his own kids of theirs.’
  • 76) ‘Smokers who quit will not recover lost lung function, but the rate of decline may revert to that of a non-smoker.’
  • 77) ‘Of course, in movies it is not always desirable to recover lost memories.’
  • 78) ‘All now turned on the outcome of John's attempt to recover his lost lands.’
  • 79) ‘It will fight the case that you are actually an employee and it will attempt to recover lost revenues.’
  • 80) ‘It's best not to stare at children too hard these days, but listening to them I found myself in some kind of reverie for my own lost youth.’
  • 81) ‘Is it a longing for lost youth, a remembrance of a time of discovery when emotions were running out of control?’
  • 82) ‘Older players in the team are jealous of school-boys as they represent their lost youth.’
  • 83) ‘It has also been said that some are trying to recapture lost youth after children have flown the nest.’
  • 84) ‘Other footballers find a way to reintegrate themselves into the sport and recover their lost reputations.’
  • 85) ‘Bully is a disturbing film and some of its images of a lost and wasted youth are unforgettable.’
  • 86) ‘With a regular program of fitness the recovery of lost flexibility and strength will be noticeable.’
  • 87) ‘Any nervousness quickly dissolved as we catch up on lost years.’
  • 88) ‘We made up lost time and arrived at Gare du Nord on time, to be loaded into taxis and driven to our hotel for baths and showers and drinks before dinner.’
  • 89) ‘Back injuries result in millions of hours of lost work time and countless hours of pain for people everywhere.’
  • 90) ‘He will not be paid but he will be recompensed for lost wages.’
  • 91) ‘These remarkably lenient terms will cost the council £273,000 in lost interest.’
  • 92) ‘The black market in the illegal fuel is estimated to cost the Government £450m in lost tax revenue a year.’
  • 93) ‘In his situation I imagined I would feel angry at lost years and frustrated dreams.’
  • 94) ‘I was crying at the overwhelming sense of lost opportunity, and was probably not very good company in the bar afterwards.’
  • 95) ‘The fact he then learnt in a couple of weeks, but simply won't read books today, is an illustration of lost opportunity.’
  • 96) ‘Slow and stately movement is compounding the lost opportunities of earlier wasted years.’
  • 97) ‘The orphaned Garden Festival site became a byword in lost opportunity.’
  • 98) ‘The Central meanwhile were left to bemoan their lost opportunity to strike out.’
  • 99) ‘This could have been a lost opportunity for my friend to make a new friend and maybe meet others through him.’
  • 100) ‘The link as shown would have fitted very well into the city centre, and one cannot but lament the lost opportunity.’
  • 101) ‘Has the educational system improved so much that it was worth the lost opportunities?’
  • 102) ‘It also made them keen to make up for lost opportunity and learn more about where they came from.’
  • 103) ‘It is going to be a massive era for British sport and for football not to play a part will be a lost opportunity.’
  • 104) ‘The overall feeling I got from these three features was that it was a lost opportunity.’
  • 105) ‘One thing is certain; that after the passage of time nothing can be done about the lost opportunity.’
  • 106) ‘Over dedication to a certain plan may result in lost opportunity.’
  • 107) ‘This bill is a lost opportunity for young people who need those services.’
  • 108) ‘What is really worrying is the lost opportunity with regard to this bill.’
  • 109) ‘The fact that this didn't happen in the first two years was a lost opportunity.’
  • 110) ‘As a result, to varying degrees, they have all suffered years of lost opportunity.’
  • 111) ‘The story of the aquaculture industry is one of lost opportunity under this Government.’
  • 112) ‘For many in the developing world it has been a decade of lost opportunity.’
  • 113) ‘In later years, she made up for this lost time, never missing an opportunity to add to her infamy.’
  • 114) ‘The shrubbery was symbolic, and one particular tree was planted in memory of the Keller's lost son.’
  • 115) ‘Every year the bodies of lost soldiers of World War One (1914-1918) are being unearthed.’
  • 116) ‘Participants will place 29 illuminated lanterns -- one for each of the lost crew members -- around the Fitzgerald's original anchor.’
  • 117) ‘Last week, the Australian navy took family members of the lost crew members out to the wreck site, where they held a ceremony and dropped wreaths into the water.’
  • 118) ‘Attending the weekend were some of the survivors, crew members who had left ship before the sinking, relatives of the lost crew members and the captain of the U-Boat responsible.’

Examples

  • 1) Her damages claim includes loss of earnings up to the normal retirement age.
  • 2) Instead the previously profitable businesses plunged into losses.
  • 3) Remember that you can offset losses you make against any gains.
  • 4) You deserve to be enveloped in a duvet of love and comfort for your great loss.
  • 5) There is no evidence that either causes hair loss.
  • 6) What can be done in the face of such appalling loss of life and collapse of civilised standards?
  • 7) Luxury cars often lose more but because they are so expensive, the actual percentage loss is less.
  • 8) Over three years those not on a Med diet were more likely to have a higher loss of total brain volume.
  • 9) Should I just cut my losses and take the risk of leaving?
  • 10) Those with the supplement showed less signs of bone loss plus less risk of heart disease.
  • 11) This will lead to gradual weight loss.
  • 12) They found dental cavities can be caused by mutations in a protein that also causes hair loss.
  • 13) This loss of power is not present at birth and must therefore be acquired at some point.
  • 14) This is a senseless loss of life.
  • 15) The resulting lax lending practices can cause substantial losses to government agencies that provide the loan guarantees.
  • 16) The book became an international bestseller and transformed the company from loss into profit.
  • 17) Grief and loss may be a different matter.
  • 18) Note that thick curtains will cut heat loss and your heating bill.
  • 19) Its losses due to deaths exceed its gains from membership transfer.
  • 20) They also seemed to experience less blood loss.
  • 21) That will leave them little option but to recoup losses through higher rents.
  • 22) He is a great loss to our game.
  • 23) They like the culture they have and experience change as loss.
  • 24) Another good thing about the loss of trust lies in its origins.
  • 25) There was a huge amount of weight loss.
  • 26) Suitable for people with less profound hearing loss.
  • 27) Cut your losses with projects that are not going to work and do things that make you feel comfortable.
  • 28) Instead he found himself in spiralling debt and began pinching money from his unsuspecting fiancée to try to make up losses.
  • 29) This could lead to hefty claims for consequential losses on top of the repayment of fees and other costs as well as interest.
  • 30) Equitable all but collapsed in 2000 and was forced to shut to new business following mammoth losses.
  • 31) The good news is that this healthy eating will result in weight loss in a person who has previously been eating too many of the unhealthy foods.
  • 32) The loss of his time was the _master's loss_, and _not_ the servant's.
  • 33) II. iv.90 (57,2) [But in the loss of question,] The _loss_ of question I do not well understand, and should rather read,
  • 34) I shall count my country _lost_, in the loss of the primitive _principles_, and the primitive _practices_, upon which it was at first established: but certainly one good way to save that _loss_, would be to do something, that the memory of _the great things done for us by our God_, may not be _lost_, and that the story of the circumstances attending the _foundation_ and _formation_ of this country, and of its _preservation_ hitherto, may be impartially handed unto posterity.
  • 35) ’ and finish with the exquisite close to the loss of Proserpine, the loss‘… which cost Ceres all that pain
  • 36) Captain Layman has served with me in three ships, and I am well acquainted with his bravery, zeal, judgment, and activity; _nor do I regret the loss of the Raven compared to the value of Captain Layman's services, which are a national loss_. [
  • 37) The company said the loss is due to a combination of likely weak domestic business and a one-time loss from the withdrawal from its Cabin domestic clothing brand business, which posted a special loss of 3 billion yen.
  • 38) The term loss leader is thrown about with regards supermarkets yet Wetherspoons gets not a mention for undercutting locals.
  • 39) Following his title loss to former welterweight champion Matt Hughes, he came back to destroy Jens Pulver.
  • 40) ‘The reason for the possible job losses is possible barrack closures at the Garrison.’
  • 41) ‘They have admitted the financial crisis could mean more job losses and ward closures.’
  • 42) ‘His own school is facing job losses as it is in the process of moving from two forms of entry to one.’
  • 43) ‘Profit warnings announced earlier in the year are now feeding through into job losses.’
  • 44) ‘The bank did not say how many job losses the branch closure programme would entail.’
  • 45) ‘In later proceedings it was held that the applicant had not in fact suffered such losses.’
  • 46) ‘He fears that the morale of the county will be unable to cope with further job losses.’
  • 47) ‘She said there would have to be job losses, but no decision had yet been made from which areas of the trust.’
  • 48) ‘Farmers hoped to send their animals to early slaughter to avoid financial losses.’
  • 49) ‘Any job losses will be dealt with through collective bargaining and on a voluntary basis.’
  • 50) ‘Many firefighters at a local level will want to confront the cuts and job losses.’
  • 51) ‘Critics lost no time in dissecting the losses these terms entailed for the city.’
  • 52) ‘I would like to transfer the business into a clean company that will not show heavy losses.’
  • 53) ‘In good years, profits from the second half more than cover losses from the first half.’
  • 54) ‘Post Office chiefs insist drastic action is needed to stem huge financial losses.’
  • 55) ‘The closer you are to retirement the harder it will be to make up the losses.’
  • 56) ‘He is now under fire for the losses suffered and the subsequent hit to the company's dividend.’
  • 57) ‘If a company has no directors, customers cannot take action to recover their losses.’
  • 58) ‘It has a reserve built up from past profits that has so far coped with losses.’
  • 59) ‘Both had posted losses throughout the session, but stabilized near the close.’
  • 60) ‘insurance can protect you against financial loss
  • 61) ‘we have incurred huge losses’
  • 62) ‘loss-making industries’
  • 63) ‘We are all subject to the pain of loss, grief, sadness and even plain disappointment.’
  • 64) ‘The large crowds at the funeral ceremonies reflected the sense of loss and grief felt throughout the neighbourhood.’
  • 65) ‘You should be careful of people's deeply felt grief and sense of loss before you dismiss them as selfish cynics.’
  • 66) ‘Everyone feels a sense of loss and grief, only some feel it harder than others.’
  • 67) ‘There would be an immense sense of grief and loss, thoughts of what might have been and cannot now be.’
  • 68) ‘Doesn't this invalidate people that are feeling other things such as grief, sadness, loss, anger right now?’
  • 69) ‘Can you say something about your poems being so preoccupied with grief and loss, and the suffering brought to you by the suffering of another person?’
  • 70) ‘She highlighted very eloquently the pain and loss of personal grief.’
  • 71) ‘All parents who have lost children at any age or in any circumstances and who feel the pain of loss and grief are welcome to attend.’
  • 72) ‘Then who speaks for those whose grief, loss and suffering is not known to us?’
  • 73) ‘The pain of loss and grief of the relatives of those killed has been widely covered and is sometimes too painful to bare.’
  • 74) ‘What is it that makes us think we have the right to view other people's pain, loss and grief?’
  • 75) ‘She sniffed, and sighed from grief of her terrible loss of home and friends already.’
  • 76) ‘We have all experienced some psychological trauma, loss or grief.’
  • 77) ‘The reading as well as the writing of poetry can help people suffering from grief and loss.’
  • 78) ‘How are we to make sense of our shock and grief and loss in Phil's death?’
  • 79) ‘Several of her poems are marked by pain, a sense of loss and nostalgia.’
  • 80) ‘The centre now offers a group program dealing with grief and loss as well as training for men wishing to be involved in community work.’
  • 81) ‘Nothing can replace this loss, and our grief is ever before us.’
  • 82) ‘The process of conflict resolution requires the equal acknowledgement of the grief and loss of others.’
  • 83) ‘He is a huge loss for the community and will be greatly missed by his cousins, friends and neighbours.’
  • 84) ‘He will be a great loss and will be sadly missed by everybody at the club.’
  • 85) ‘He is a great loss to the Trien community and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.’
  • 86) ‘He is a loss to all who knew him and even to those, like us, who had not yet met him.’
  • 87) ‘He was a true gentleman and he will be a great loss to his club, where he is rightly regarded as a legend, and indeed to Scottish football.’
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