Synonyms of loss


1. loss, transferred property, transferred possession

usage: something that is lost; "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt"

2. loss, decline, diminution

usage: gradual decline in amount or activity; "weight loss"; "a serious loss of business"

3. loss, failure

usage: the act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"

4. loss, deprivation, disadvantage

usage: the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"

5. loss, experience

usage: the experience of losing a loved one; "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather"

6. loss, red ink, red, sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

usage: 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. personnel casualty, loss, casualty

usage: military personnel lost by death or capture

8. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release, death, decease, expiry

usage: euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"

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Definition and meaning of loss (Dictionary)