lost lost  /ˈlɔst/


  1. (v) fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
  2. (v) fail to win
  3. (v) suffer the loss of a person through death or removal
  4. (v) place (something) where one cannot find it again
  5. (v) miss from one's possessions; lose sight of
  6. (v) allow to go out of sight
  7. (v) fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit
  8. (v) fail to get or obtain
  9. (v) retreat
  10. (v) fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
  11. (v) be set at a disadvantage
  12. (n) people who are destined to die soon
  13. (adj) no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered
  14. (adj) having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity
  15. (adj) spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed
  16. (adj) not gained or won
  17. (adj) incapable of being recovered or regained
  18. (adj) not caught with the senses or the mind
  19. (adj) deeply absorbed in thought
  20. (adj) perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
  21. (adj) unable to function; without help


Derived Word(s)


  1. A British scholar-adventurer says he knows the location of the lost Ark, or at least the last earthly connection we have to it.
  2. In the hills of Mizoram, some locals are convinced they are descended from one of the 10 lost tribes of Israel.


  1. Lost's Jorge Garcia to Guest-Star on Hawaii Five-0

    Hawaii Five-0 will stage yet another Lost reunion Jorge Garcia has landed a guest-starring role on...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: TV Guide

  2. The lost cousins of Homo sapiens in Asia and the South Pacific

    The lost cousins of Homo sapiens in Asia and the South Pacific
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Scientific American via Yahoo! News

  3. Lost girls found safe

    Police/Fire Lost girls found safe Four girls were found safe after they were lost in the woods for a short time behind their Crockery Township home. Becky Vargo crockery township Jun 13, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); The girls, ages 7-11, were lost in the woods behind their home on Hickory Street early Thursday evening. Police and firefighters ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune


  1. ...Moreira, governor of the border state of Coahuila, said more than 20,000 homes had been flooded in his state alone, and about 80,000 people had "lost all of their furniture."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Humberto Moreira Source: The Associated Press

  2. "And we want to make more history in the final.Somebody will.Spain faces the Netherlands on Sunday at Soccer City in Johannesburg, ensuring a first-time champion. The Dutch, who beat Uruguay 3-2 on Tuesday night, have lost in their only two trips to...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: Financial News USA (press release)

  3. "From minute one he had a problem," Tabarez said. "I'm not dumb enough to take him out at 3-1 when the match wasn't lost. He was injured and could not continue."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: Washington Post

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tangible tangible
/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /