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Overview of noun loss

The noun loss has 8 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (16) loss

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

2. (12) loss

(gradual decline in amount or activity; "weight loss"; "a serious loss of business")

3. (6) loss

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

4. (4) loss, deprivation

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

5. (3) loss

(the experience of losing a loved one; "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather")

6. (2) 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")

7. (2) personnel casualty, loss

(military personnel lost by death or capture)

8. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release

(euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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