Definition for loss

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It’s far from the only retailer to have suffered similar losses over the past six months.

From Quartz

Sales rose 133% in the first half of 2020 to $242 million, while its net loss declined 3% to $171 million from the same period a year ago.

From Fortune

Khudobin’s regular-season form suggested the Stars would be in good shape for a deep playoff run, the loss of their No.

Job losses at banks this year are on course to be the deepest for half a decade.

From Fortune

You can view this as an adaptation in the female mouse, an ability to cut her losses when there’s the scent of a new male in town.

How do you celebrate when happy occasions are colored by loss and absence?

One topic that comes up among the members, she says, is dealing with loss years later.

To look at her in tears was to behold the enormity of her loss.

The fact that he was celebrating another loss for the star-crossed city of Detroit only enhances the symbolism.

One specific kind of emergency is at the heart of this, such as when an airplane suffers a loss of stability at night.

There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.

But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.

Hence arise factions, dissensions, and loss to their religious interests and work; and these intruders seek to rule the others.

There was a great comparing of papers, and turning over of leaves, by Fogg and Perker, after this statement of profit and loss.

The worst loss is that of Winston's ear; high principles won't obtain high explosives.


On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to loss, such as: accident, casualty, catastrophe, cost, damage, and debt.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.