lose [-s, lost] v

OE losian, see loss, n.; NW says to part, to separate.

  1. Let go away; fail to maintain.
  2. Fail; give way.
  3. Misplace; mislay; become unable to find one's own possession.
  4. Wander; go astray.
  5. Abdicate; forfeit; relinquish; give up; be deprived of.
  6. Sacrifice; part with; be deprived of.
  7. Be grieved by death of; suffer because of separation from.