Translation of "lose" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /luːz/ (past tense and past participle lost)

A2 to not be able to find someone or something

kaybetmek, yitirmek
I've lost my passport.
She's always losing her car keys.

B1 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.

B1 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 memory
NOT WIN [ I, T ]

B1 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.
lose faith/interest/patience, etc

B2 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.
TIME [ T ]

B2 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.

If a clock loses time, it goes slower than it should.

(saat) geri kalmak
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?
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.
lose your balance

to fall because you are leaning too much to one side

dengesini kaybetmek
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.
lose your life

B2 to die

hayatını kaybetmek, yaşamını yitirmek, ölmek
Millions of young men lost their lives in the war.

(Translation of “lose” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)