lose (one's) life

lose (one's) life

To die, typically by being killed by someone or something. Three brave officers lost their lives in the line of duty last night.
See also: life, lose

lose your ˈlife

be killed: Sixty people lost their lives in the air crash. ▶ loss of ˈlife noun: Fortunately there was no loss of life in the fire.
See also: life, lose