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lost

lost

 
pronunciation:
lawst [or] last
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: no longer possessed; not able to be found.
synonyms:
mislaid, misplaced, missing
similar words:
absent, forfeited, gone, irreclaimable, irrecoverable, irretrievable, stray
definition 2: not won.
similar words:
failed, forfeited, futile, hopeless, irredeemable
definition 3: not maintained or kept.
synonyms:
forgotten
similar words:
irrecoverable, irretrievable
definition 4: not knowing where one is.
The hikers got lost in the woods.
synonyms:
astray
similar words:
adrift, at sea, confounded, off the track, perplexed, stray
definition 5: ruined or destroyed.
synonyms:
destroyed, ruined
similar words:
done for, finished, undone, unsalvageable, wrecked
definition 6: not used; wasted.
a lost opportunity
synonyms:
missed, misspent, squandered, wasted
similar words:
down the drain, irretrievable, misused
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part of speech: verb
definition: past tense and past participle of lose.