(Irregular preterit, past participle: lost).
1. To miss from one's possessions; lose sight of.
2. To fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; fail to keep in mind or in sight.
3. To fail to get or obtain.
4. To allow to go out of sight.
5. To suffer the loss of a person through death or removal.
6. To fail to win.
7. To fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit.