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Definition of also-ran

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Other terms relating to 'to lose, be defeated, fail':

Definitions include: to stop working.
Definitions include: a total failure.
Definitions include: to be unsuccessful.
Definitions include: to completely fail a task.
Definitions include: to fail.
Definitions include: to make an irreparable (possibly tragic) mistake.
Definitions include: to fall and hit the ground.
Definitions include: to experience traumatic physical contact with a stationary object.
Definitions include: to fail.
Definitions include: as a greeting, a rhetorical question asking about what's happening.
Definitions include: to make a futile attempt.
Definitions include: a "professional wrestler" who loses matches so as to build up a featured wrestler's win/loss record and crowd appeal.
Definitions include: See school.
Definitions include: anything great, cool, awesome.
Definitions include: to be bitch-slapped.

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Other terms relating to 'also':

Definitions include: acronym of "Also Known As."

Other terms relating to 'ran':

Definitions include: to look disorderly, undesirable.

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