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Loss 1

Definition: The act of losing; failure; destruction; privation; as, the loss of property; loss of money by gaming; loss of health or reputation.

Loss 2

Definition: The state of losing or having lost; the privation, defect, misfortune, harm, etc., which ensues from losing.

Loss 3

Definition: That which is lost or from which one has parted; waste; opposed to gain or increase; as, the loss of liquor by leakage was considerable.

Loss 4

Definition: The state of being lost or destroyed; especially, the wreck or foundering of a ship or other vessel.

Loss 5

Definition: Failure to gain or win; as, loss of a race or battle.

Loss 6

Definition: Failure to use advantageously; as, loss of time.

Loss 7

Definition: Killed, wounded, and captured persons, or captured property.

Loss 8

Definition: Destruction or diminution of value, if brought about in a manner provided for in the insurance contract (as destruction by fire or wreck, damage by water or smoke), or the death or injury of an insured person; also, the sum paid or payable therefor; as, the losses of the company this year amount to a million of dollars.

loss 9

Definition: the act of losing; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"

loss 10

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

loss 11

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

loss 12

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

loss 13

Definition: military personnel lost by death or capture

loss 14

Definition: 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"

loss 15

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

loss 16

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

 

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