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Wiktionary

  1. losingnoun

    The action of the verb to lose.

  2. losingadjective

    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. Losingadjective

    given to flattery or deceit; flattering; cozening

    Etymology: [See Losenger.]

  3. Losingverb

    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

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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. Damon Stoudamire:

    We’re not happy about losing. We’re past that here, we had a lot of opportunities. We missed a lot of open shots. When (Gonzaga) needed to turn it up another notch, they did on the defensive end.

  2. Betty White:

    I think we're losing our sense of humor instead of being able to relax and laugh at ourselves. I don't care whether it's ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, or whose ox is being gored.

  3. Ardie Sayers:

    In addition to losing strength in my left hand -- which makes opening a pack of sugar or buttoning my shirt impossible -- I have now experienced weakness in my right hand, abs, lower back and right leg. I can't run, play golf or walk any distances. Picking up anything over 30 pounds is a chore. The one piece of good news is that the disease seems to be progressing more slowly than in some patients.

  4. Tony Hwang:

    I know our community is strong, i know we will all work hard with one another to build back what we are losing.

  5. Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver:

    The euro area is confronting flat growth and deflation. Beyond Europe, the growth rates of key emerging economies – China and India – are losing steam, geopolitical crises – in Ukraine, Iraq, and Syria – pose serious risks, complicating the recovery.

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