Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lose.

Etymologies

lose + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Try listening to Jesus advice, when he said, "He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it."

    Home Living

  • "What if a man gaineth the whole of Art, but loseth his soul?"

    Pondering Success

  • Yea, but what availeth a country a bagel if it loseth its soul?

    Canada, the civilized

  • Lover with his beloved loseth will and aim, v. 289.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Or they can all be treated freely, but the rich and the cheating, outsourcing, treasonous companies, betraying their own people and nation for money, which have forgotten, What doth it profit a man if he gains the riches of the whole world and loseth his soul in the process, will remember now.

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  • When a poor man hath made many hungry meals, got together a small sum, which he loseth in an instant; a scholar spent many an hour's study to no purpose, his labours lost, &c., how should it otherwise be?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • One loseth goods, another his life; Pyrrhus will conquer Africa first, and then Asia: he will be a sole monarch, a second immortal, a third rich; a fourth commands.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • So that he that goes to law, as the proverb is, [516] holds a wolf by the ears, or as a sheep in a storm runs for shelter to a brier, if he prosecute his cause he is consumed, if he surcease his suit he loseth all;

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • It cannot be spared, nor left behind, but it hindereth the march; yea, and the care of it, sometimes loseth or disturbeth the victory.

    The Essays

  • By how much the more, men ought to beware of this passion, which loseth not only other things, but itself!

    The Essays

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