What does losing mean?

Definitions for losing
los·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word losing.

Wiktionary

  1. losing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to lose.

  2. losing(Adjective)

    That loses or lose, or has or have lost.

    Being on the losing team is disappointing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Losing

    of Lose

    Etymology: [See Losenger.]

  2. Losing(adj)

    given to flattery or deceit; flattering; cozening

    Etymology: [See Losenger.]

  3. Losing(verb)

    causing or incurring loss; as, a losing game or business

    Etymology: [See Losenger.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. losing

    Said of anything that is or causes a lose or lossage. “The compiler is losing badly when I try to use templates.”

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'losing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3000

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'losing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2284

Anagrams for losing »

  1. logins

  2. logs in

  3. soling

  4. lingos

How to pronounce losing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say losing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of losing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of losing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of losing in a Sentence

  1. Trevor Green:

    The reason why the Ubers and Airbnbs of this world have been able to stay unlisted is because there is so much private money available to finance their growth right now, many of these types of well-known firms could easily go public without the support of the banks, and losing those fees would certainly sting.

  2. Joseph Villa:

    We felt like we had to be closeted, we had to be quiet about it or we would face a backlash and bullying, and I just got tired of the narrative of hate. You know, you’re a racist, you’re a bigot, you’re this, you’re that -- people losing jobs, all because they voted for our now elected president.

  3. Bernice Fischer:

    It is not that they were some of the first women POWs that made them special, but that they were average American from average towns and they survived in a horrific environment while never losing their commitment to serving their patients.

  4. Kristin Bendikson:

    Most of the time we don't understand why a woman has POI, is it because she was born with less eggs than normal or because she was losing them faster than normal? There is no way to tell the difference.

  5. Douglas Holtz-Eakin:

    As a result, the kinds of people buying insurance there have very expensive medical bills -- insurers are losing money, as they try to cover those bills, jacking up the premiums, people move to other policies so it’s turning into the death spiral that everybody worried about.

Images & Illustrations of losing

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