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  Definition of loss
  1. the act of losing; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
  2. the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
  3. the experience of losing a loved one; "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather"
  4. euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
  5. military personnel lost by death or capture
  6. the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; "the company operated at a loss last year"; "the company operated in the red last year"
  7. something that is lost; "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt"
  8. gradual decline in amount or activity; "weight loss"; "a serious loss of business"
Similar Words: deprivation, passing, departure, exit, expiration, going, release, personnel casualty, red ink, red

 

Hyponyms: capitulation, fall, surrender, wound, injury, combat injury, sacrifice, paper loss, squeeze, forfeit, forfeiture, financial loss, wastage, epilation, reducing

 

Derivational Morphology: die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, go away, depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off, take leave, quit

 

Anagrams: solo, Oslo, Loos

 

 
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