lose (one's) life

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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
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People who selfishly pursue their own desires lose their life in a futile search for happiness.
The PSWN Program realizes officers and departments first must be willing to work together and share a mutual commitment to the goal that no man, woman, and child ever should lose their life or be injured because public safety officials cannot communicate with each other.
Those who find their life will lose it and those who lose their life for my sake will find it" (Matt.
For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake, and for the sake of the gospel, will save it" (Mark 8:35).