Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lose. Misplaces.

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Examples

  • Some have used the word "sociopath" to describe her, but the term loses some of its meaning in Rihannsu culture, where one is expected to reach out one's hand and take what one wants … as the Travelers did.

    The Romulan Way

  • Pronounced “RAY-mun,” the name loses its foreign feel, but it may fit with more family names.

    5-Star Baby Name Advisor

  • And changing the title loses any name recognition that book might have earned.

    New Blog?

  • Overall the issue does what it is supposed to, fill in while the regular artist catches up, but with this issue the title loses a lot of momentum it had picked up in the last story arc.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • If astrologers, creationists, IDers, etc. are all doing science, then just about any activity counts as science and the term loses all meaning.

    Plantinga, Intelligent Design, and Uninformed Opinions - The Panda's Thumb

  • When any player can be a "hero," the term loses its meaning.

    Where are the Heroes?

  • However, in this particular society - open, self-governing and relatively tolerant of hype and hyperbole - the charge of treason is so difficult to prove, the word loses its meaning and its might.

    NPR Topics: News

  • However, whether subconsciously or not, the term loses its potency and can no longer be taken seriously when used in this context.

    UCLA Stories

  • I perceived at a very early period that a woman who acquires this title loses far more than she gains.

    Brave Men and Women

  • Some have used the word “sociopath” to describe her, but the term loses some of its meaning in Rihannsu culture, where one is expected to reach out one’s hand and take what one wants…as the travelers did.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

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