losses meaning

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Noun: losses  lósuz
  1. Something lost (especially money lost at gambling)
    - losings
Noun: loss  lós
  1. Something that is lost
    "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt" 
  2. Gradual decline in amount or activity
    "weight loss"; "a serious loss of business" 
  3. The act of losing someone or something
    "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock" 
  4. The disadvantage that results from losing something
    "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"
    - deprivation 
  5. The experience of losing a loved one
    "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather" 
  6. The amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue
    "the company operated at a loss last year"
    - red ink, red 
  7. Military personnel lost by death or capture
    - personnel casualty 
  8. Euphemistic expressions for death
    - passing, departure, exit, expiration, going, release

See also: lossy

Type of: amount, amount of money, casualty, death, decease, decline, diminution, disadvantage, experience, expiry, failure, financial loss, sum, sum of money, transferred possession, transferred property

Antonym: gain

Encyclopedia: Loss



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  1. the success brought a feeling of loss.
  2. the fleet withdrew without loss.
  3. you will have to compensate us for the loss.
  4. his death is a great loss to his country.
  5. the loss of her son anguished her deeply.

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