lose /luːz/ verb (past tense and past participle lost)
NOT FIND [T] › to not be able to find someone or something
kaybetmek, yitirmek I've lost my passport. She's always losing her car keys.1989
NOT HAVE [T] › to stop having someone or something that you had before
yitirmek, kaybetmek She lost a leg in a car accident. I hope he doesn't lose his job. He lost his mother (= his mother died) last year.1989456
HAVE LESS [T] › to have less of something than you had before
bir kısmını yitirmek/kaybetmek She's lost a lot of weight. He's losing his hair. to lose your memory19891435
NOT WIN [I, T] › If you lose a game, competition, or election, the team or person that you are competing with wins.
(oyun, müsabaka vb.) kaybetmek Chelsea lost by a goal. They're losing 3-1. They hadn't lost an election in 15 years.18521475
lose faith/interest/patience, etc › to stop feeling something good
(inanç/ilgi/sabır vb.) kaybetmek I'm rapidly losing interest in the whole subject. He kept on crying and I lost my patience. I've lost faith in doctors.2124
TIME [T] › If you lose a number of hours or days, you cannot work during this time.
zaman kaybetmek Four million hours were lost last year through stress-related illnesses.1989
CLOCK [T] › If a clock loses time, it goes slower than it should.
(saat) geri kalmak My watch loses ten minutes every day.201
CONFUSE [T] informal › to confuse someone so that they do not understand something
aptala çevirmek; kafasını karıştırmak No, you've lost me there - can you explain that again?1074
GET RID OF informal › to take something away, usually because it looks bad.
ortadan kaldırmak, saklamak, çıkarıp atmak, atmak Lose the belt, Andrea, it looks ridiculous with that dress.785
lose your balance › to fall because you are leaning too much to one side
lose count of sth › to forget the exact number
bir şeyin sayısını şaşırmak, rakamı unutmak I've lost count of how many times I've called her.1119
lose your life › to die
hayatını kaybetmek, yaşamını yitirmek, ölmek Millions of young men lost their lives in the war.4561852
be losing it informal › to start to become crazy
çıldırmaya başlamak, kendini kaybetmek; (argo) kafayı yemeye başlamak I can't even remember my own telephone number - I think I must be losing it.1140
lose it informal › to stop being able to control your emotions and suddenly start to laugh, shout or cry → See also fight a losing battle → See also lose your cool → See also lose/save face → See also gain/lose ground → See also lose sight of sth → See also lose sleep over sth lose out phrasal verb
sinirleri bozulmak, kontrolden çıkmak, kendine hakim olamamak I was trying so hard to stay calm but in the end I just lost it.11402417
› to not have an advantage that someone else has
kaybetmek, zarara uğramak, zarar görmek, mağlup olmak1762