lost

SpeakerListen:
 /lɒst/

For the verb: "to lose"

Simple Past: lost
Past Participle: lost

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (misplaced, unable to be found)traduzione non disponibile
lost v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (lose)perdere vtr
 He had lost his keys, but found them again.
 Aveva perso le chiavi ma le ha trovate di nuovo.
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not knowing where you are)traduzione non disponibile
 My compass isn't working. I'm completely lost.
lost v pret (lose)perdere vtr
 She lost her keys.
 Ha perso le chiavi.
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not understood)  (figurato)perdersi vi pron
 I'm lost. Could you start again from the beginning?
 Mi sono perso. Puoi iniziare di nuovo daccapo?
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (no longer known)perduto agg
 Tea and conversation is becoming a lost art.
 Il tè e la conversazione stanno diventando delle arti perdute.
 
Additional Translations
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (confused)confuso agg
 You look lost. Make sure you read page one first.
 Sembri confuso. Assicurati di leggere la prima pagina prima.
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (absorbed)perso, immerso, assorbito agg
 He was lost in his book.
 Era perso nel suo libro.
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (killed)caduto agg
 He was lost in the war.
 È caduto in guerra.
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (damned)perduto, dannato agg
 Hell is supposedly full of lost souls.
 L'inferno dovrebbe essere pieno di anime perdute.
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (beyond reach)perduto agg
 She used to be a committed Christian, but now she is lost to the Church.
 Prima era un cristiana praticante, ma ora per la chiesa è perduta.
lost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (bereft)traduzione non disponibile
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (misplace)perdere, smarrire vtr
 He lost his keys.
 Ha perso le chiavi.
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (fail to win)  (non vincere)perdere vtr
 They knew that they were going to lose the game.
 Sapevano che avrebbero perso la partita.
 
Additional Translations
lose viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fail)fallire vi
 I can't do this job. I'm going to lose again.
 Non so fare questo lavoro. Fallirò di nuovo.
lose viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (financially)perdere vtr
 We lost a thousand dollars in the stock market.
 Abbiamo perso mille dollari in borsa.
lose viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (clock)andare indietro vi
 It's a lovely antique clock, but it loses.
 È un bellissimo orologio antico, ma va indietro.
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (let slip from one's control)perdere vtr
 The teacher lost control of the pupils, and they did whatever they wanted.
 L'insegnante ha perso il controllo degli studenti e loro facevano ciò che volevano.
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (forget)dimenticare vtr
 What was her name? I've lost it for the moment.
 Come si chiamava? In questo momento l'ho dimenticato.
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make not understand)  (figurativo)perdersi vi pron
   (figurativo)seguire vtr
 You are losing me. Can you say it again more slowly?
 Mi sto perdendo. Puoi ripeterlo più lentamente?
 Non riesco a seguirti. Puoi ripeterlo più lentamente?
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (privilege, right)perdere vtr
 They lost their right to use the library because they were so loud.
 Hanno perso il diritto di usare la biblioteca perché facevano troppo rumore.
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cause the loss of)fare perdere vtr
 His lack of punctuality lost him his job.
 La sua mancanza di puntualità gli ha fatto perdere il lavoro.
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." ([sb]: death)perdere vtr
 She lost her husband to cancer two years ago.
 Ha perso suo marito per un cancro due anni fa.
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (waste)sprecare vtr
 You've just lost all that food because you burnt it!
 Hai sprecato tutto quel cibo perché l'hai bruciato!
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (evade)seminare vtr
 The bandit lost the police when he entered the forest.
 Il bandito ha seminato la polizia quando è entrato nella foresta.
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (clock)andare indietro vi
  rimanere indietro vi
 The clock loses one second per week.
 L'orologio va indietro ogni settimana di un secondo.
 L'orologio rimane indietro di un secondo ogni settimana.
lose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (get rid of)lasciare perdere vtr
  abbandonare vtr
 You'd better lose that attitude.
 Faresti meglio a lasciare perdere quell'atteggiamento.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
lost | lose |
be lost v literal (not know where one is)essersi perso vi
be lost v figurative (be confused or bewildered by [sth])sentirsi perso vi
be lost v figurative (be bereft)essere abbandonato vi
be lost viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (not able to be found)essere disperso vi
be lost at sea viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go missing in or on the ocean)essere disperso in mare vi
be lost for words viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (not know what to say)non sapere cosa dire, non avere parole vtr
be lost in the ether viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (go missing, disappear)perdersi nello spazio, scomparire nello spazio vi
be lost in the ether viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (internet, e-mail: disappear)  (email)perdersi nella rete vi
get lost viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go away)  (colloquiale)smammare, sgommare vi
get lost (!)   (vattene via)vattene! interj
get lost! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (go away!)  (colloquiale)smamma!, sgomma!, pussa via! inter
labor lost USperdita di lavoro
lives lost nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." euphemism (deaths)vite perdute nfpl
lost cause nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] or [sth] hopeless)  (figurato: partita persa in partenza)causa persa nf
lost childhood nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (difficult early years)infanzia difficile nf
lost in perso in
lost in thought immerso nei pensieri
lost in translation adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (inadequately conveyed in another language)intraducibile, difficile da tradurre agg
 Humor is often lost in translation.
 L'umorismo è spesso intraducibile da una lingua a un'altra.
lost language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language that is no longer spoken)lingua morta nf
 Trying to understand a lost language is like breaking a code.
 The Rosetta Stone helped us decipher the lost language of the ancient Egyptians.
 La stele di Rosetta ci ha aiutato a decifrare la lingua morta degli antichi Egizi.
lost love nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (romantic relationship that has ended)amore perduto nm
lost luggage nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mislaid baggage)bagagli smarriti nmpl
Lost Property Office nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (storage room for mislaid objects)ufficio oggetti smarriti
lost river fiume perduto
lost sheep pecorella smarrita
lost soldier nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (casualty of war)soldato caduto in guerra
lost soul nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] without purpose)  (figurato: senza obiettivo)anima in pena
lost soul nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (religion: [sb] beyond salvation)  (figurato: senza religione)anima persa nf
lost souls anime dannate
lost to insensibile a
lost tribes tribù perdute
make up for lost time v (compensate for past inaction)recuperare il tempo perduto vtr
no love lost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mutual dislike or ill will)traduzione non disponibile
the lost ciò che è stato perduto nm
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