Definitions and Examples of lose, release
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
To be deprived of something or someone; to fail to win or succeed.
If you don't study hard, you will lose the opportunity to get a scholarship.
To set free from confinement or restraint; to allow something to move or flow freely.
The zookeeper decided to release the animals back into the wild where they belong.
Key Differences: lose vs release
- 1Lose is used when one fails to win or succeed in a competition or task.
- 2Release is used when one sets something or someone free from confinement or restraint.
Effective Usage of lose, release
- 1Sports: Use clinch and lose to describe the outcome of a game or match.
- 2Legal: Use release to describe the act of setting someone free from custody or confinement.
- 3Everyday Conversation: Use these antonyms to express opposite actions or outcomes.
The antonyms of clinch are lose and release. Use lose to describe failure to win or succeed, and release to describe the act of setting something or someone free from confinement or restraint. These antonyms can be used in sports, legal contexts, and everyday conversations to express opposite actions or outcomes.