English: lose

English verb 'lose' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to lose
Participle: lost
Gerund: losing

Indicative

Present

Ilose
youlose
he;she;itloses
welose
youlose
theylose

Perfect

Ihave lost; lorn
youhave lost; lorn
he;she;ithas lost; lorn
wehave lost; lorn
youhave lost; lorn
theyhave lost; lorn

Past

Ilost
youlost
he;she;itlost
welost
youlost
theylost

Pluperfect

Ihad lost; lorn
youhad lost; lorn
he;she;ithad lost; lorn
wehad lost; lorn
youhad lost; lorn
theyhad lost; lorn

Future

Iwill lose
youwill lose
he;she;itwill lose
wewill lose
youwill lose
theywill lose

Future perfect

Iwill have lost; lorn
youwill have lost; lorn
he;she;itwill have lost; lorn
wewill have lost; lorn
youwill have lost; lorn
theywill have lost; lorn

Subjunctive

Present

Ilose
youlose
he;she;itlose
welose
youlose
theylose

Perfect

Ihave lost; lorn
youhave lost; lorn
he;she;ithave lost; lorn
wehave lost; lorn
youhave lost; lorn
theyhave lost; lorn

Imperfect

Ilost
youlost
he;she;itlost
welost
youlost
theylost

Pluperfect

Ihad lost; lorn
youhad lost; lorn
he;she;ithad lost; lorn
wehad lost; lorn
youhad lost; lorn
theyhad lost; lorn

Conditional

Present

Iwould lose
youwould lose
he;she;itwould lose
wewould lose
youwould lose
theywould lose

Perfect

Iwould have lost; lorn
youwould have lost; lorn
he;she;itwould have lost; lorn
wewould have lost; lorn
youwould have lost; lorn
theywould have lost; lorn

Imperative

youlose
weLet's lose
youlose

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam losing
youare losing
he;she;itis losing
weare losing
youare losing
theyare losing

Perfect

Ihave been losing
youhave been losing
he;she;ithas been losing
wehave been losing
youhave been losing
theyhave been losing

Past

Iwas losing
youwere losing
he;she;itwas losing
wewere losing
youwere losing
theywere losing

Pluperfect

Ihad been losing
youhad been losing
he;she;ithad been losing
wehad been losing
youhad been losing
theyhad been losing

Future

Iwill be losing
youwill be losing
he;she;itwill be losing
wewill be losing
youwill be losing
theywill be losing

Future perfect

Iwill have been losing
youwill have been losing
he;she;itwill have been losing
wewill have been losing
youwill have been losing
theywill have been losing

Conditional

Present

Iwould be losing
youwould be losing
he;she;itwould be losing
wewould be losing
youwould be losing
theywould be losing

Perfect

Iwould have been losing
youwould have been losing
he;she;itwould have been losing
wewould have been losing
youwould have been losing
theywould have been losing

Verbs conjugated like lose

creep, feel, keep, lose, oversleep, sleep, sweep, weep,

Additional Information

Cf. Old English strong verb forlēosan (destroy) and weak verb losian (go to wast, get lost).

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

O.E. losian "be lost, perish," from los "destruction, loss," from P.Gmc. *lausa (cf. O.N. los "the breaking up of an army"), from PIE base *leu- "to loosen, divide, cut apart, untie, separate" (cf. Skt. lunati "cuts, cuts off," lavitram "sickle;" Gk. lyein "to loosen, untie, slacken," lysus "a loosening;" L. luere "to loose, release, atone for"). Replaced related leosan (a class II strong verb whose pp. loren survives in forlorn and love-lorn), from P.Gmc. *leusanan (cf. O.H.G. virliosan, Ger. verlieren, O.Fris. urliasa, Goth. fraliusan "to lose"). Transitive sense of "to part with accidentally" is from c.1205. Meaning "to be defeated" (in a game, etc.) is from c.1533. To lose (one's) mind "become insane" is attested from c.1500. To lose out "fail" is 1858, Amer.Eng.