1. to lose something, to spend
- lusim sap (loose sharp) to become dull
- Em i lusim mani long pilai kat.
He spent his money on gambling.
- Fiji i lusim bikman.
Fiji has lost a prominent leader.
- Yu lusim wet?
Have you lost any weight?
2. to leave, to leave behind, to miss, to desert, to abandon
- lusim namba (loose number) to be dropped
- lusim rot to go astray
- lusim wanpela ples to depart
- Em i lusim haus pinis.
He left the house.
- Mipela i no ken lusim ol kalsa.
We should not forget our culture.
- Lusim ol dok i stap long haus.
Leave all your dogs at your house.
3. to forget
- Mi no lusim tingting long ples.
I have not forgotten my village.
4. to loosen, to untie, to set free
- lusim dua (loose door) open the door, to unlock a door
- lusim laplap (loose waistcloth) to undress
- lusim lain (loose line) to untie the rope
- Lusim ol kalabusman.
Free the prisoners.