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lose ground

verb as in suffer loss or disadvantage

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Example Sentences

And private sector unions have continued to lose ground in the Obama era, with membership continuing a 30-year decline.

The richest have already recovered; the middle continues to lose ground; the poorer lose ground even faster.

To see McChrystal go is to lose ground and have to restart the whole effort from scratch.

Insecurity would rise, the Taliban would gain power, and women and girls would immediately lose ground.

De Lisle says that where we have hand grenades we can advance still further; where we have not, we lose ground.

They came on as fast as ever, while our movement had checked our flight somewhat and caused us to lose ground perceptibly.

The Bohemian began to lose ground in the highest courts of justice; gradually it was forced out from the inferior courts.

I suppose they didn't want to lose ground by yawing, but as they came abreast of us they both opened fire.

The savages also, frightened by the noise of the cannon rather than their execution, commenced to lose ground.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lose ground, such as: fall away, fall farther behind, run out of gas, and slump.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.