1. Fame, renown; praise.


  1. To cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability due to unfortunate or unknown circumstances, events or reasons.
  2. To wander from; to miss, so as not to be able to find; to go astray from.
    I lost my way in the forest.
  3. To have (an organ) removed from one's body, especially by accident.
  4. To fail to win (a game, competition, trial, etc).
  5. To shed (weight).
  6. To experience the death of (someone to whom one has an attachment, such as a relative or friend).
  7. To be unable to follow or trace (somebody or something) any longer.
  8. To cause (somebody) to be unable to follow or trace one any longer.
  9. To shed, remove, discard, or eliminate.
  10. Of a clock, to run slower than expected.
  11. To cause (someone) the loss of something; to deprive of.
  12. To fail to catch with the mind or senses; to miss.
    I lost a part of what he said.
  13. To cause to part with; to deprive of.

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