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loss

 
Noun loss has 8 senses
  1. loss - the act of losing; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
    --1 is a kind of
    failure
    --1 has particulars: capitulation, fall, surrender
  2. loss - something that is lost; "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt"
    --2 is a kind of
    transferred property, transferred possession
    --2 has particulars:
     forfeit, forfeiture; financial loss; sacrifice; wastage
  3. loss, red ink, red - 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"
    --3 is a kind of sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money
    Antonyms: gain
    --3 has particulars: paper loss; squeeze
  4. loss - gradual decline in amount or activity; "weight loss"; "a serious loss of business"
    --4 is a kind of
    decline, diminution
    --4 has particulars: epilation; reducing
  5. loss, deprivation - the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
    --5 is a kind of disadvantage
  6. personnel casualty, loss - military personnel lost by death or capture
    --6 is a kind of casualty
    --6 has particulars: wound, injury, combat injury; sacrifice
  7. loss - the experience of losing a loved one; "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather"
    --7 is a kind of
    experience
  8. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release - euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
    --8 is a kind of death, decease
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