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lost

 
pronunciation:
lawst [or] last
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: no longer possessed; not able to be found.
They finally found their lost puppy.
synonyms:
mislaid, misplaced, missing
similar words:
absent, forfeited, gone, stray
definition 2: not won.
The basketball team was unhappy about the lost games this season.
similar words:
failed, forfeited, hopeless
definition 3: not held on to or kept in existence.
He thought of his year in prison as lost time.
synonyms:
forgotten
definition 4: not knowing where one is.
We left the path and were lost in the woods.
synonyms:
astray
similar words:
adrift, at sea, off the track, stray
definition 5: ruined or destroyed.
They were afraid that the ship would be lost in the storm.
synonyms:
destroyed, ruined
similar words:
wrecked
definition 6: not used; wasted.
If he doesn't go to camp, it will be a lost opportunity.
synonyms:
missed, wasted
similar words:
down the drain, misused
 
part of speech: verb
definition: past tense and past participle of lose.