Another word for lose
To bring about a loss
To incur loss
suffer, miss, be deprived of, fail to keep, suffer loss, be reduced by, be impoverished from, become poorer by, be at a disadvantage because of, let slip through the fingers*, come out of the small end of the horn*; see also waste 1.
To fail to win
be defeated, suffer defeat, be worsted, be left behind, be outdistanced, go down in defeat, succumb, fall, be the loser, miss, have the worst of it, be humbled, take defeat at the hands of, drop*, go down for the count*, get it in the neck*, come out on the short end of the score*, be sunk*; see also fail 1.
To suffer financially
Another word for loseverb
To be unable to find:mislay, misplace. See get
To suffer the loss of:drop, forfeit. Idiom: kiss good-by to. See get
To fail to take advantage of:miss, waste. Idioms: let slip, let slip through one's fingers, lose out on. See used
To get away from (a pursuer):elude, evade, shake off, slip, throw off. (Slang) shake. Idiom: give someone the shake (or slip). See seek