losing Definition

  • 1having lost something or someone
  • 2failing to win a game, competition, or election

Using losing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "losing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She is losing her keys frequently these days.

  • Example

    The losing team was disappointed with the result.

  • Example

    He is losing his hair due to stress.

  • Example

    The company is losing money every quarter.

losing Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with losing

  • a series of consecutive losses in games, competitions, or elections


    The team is on a losing streak, having lost their last five games.

  • to suffer a loss of respect or prestige


    He was afraid of losing face in front of his colleagues.

  • to gradually stop communicating with someone or something


    After moving to a new city, she started losing touch with her old friends.


Summary: losing in Brief

The term 'losing' [ˈluːzɪŋ] refers to the state of having lost something or someone, or failing to win a game, competition, or election. It can describe a person's physical or mental state, as in 'He is losing his hair due to stress,' or a company's financial situation, as in 'The company is losing money every quarter.' 'Losing' also appears in phrases like 'losing streak,' 'losing face,' and 'losing touch.'