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noun as in diminishing returns

noun as in net loss

noun as in toll

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Hurricane Ike, a Category 4 storm that hit Houston in 2008, caused about $20 billion in insured losses in today’s dollars.

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That compared to a loss of $15 million on revenue of $28 million in the same period a year earlier.

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A significant portion of these losses was attributed to the shutdown of on-site sales from tasting rooms and other on-premise sales.

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If you think about it, every metric on the ranking algorithm’s radar makes sense because it corresponds to the 6 key factors that determine Instagram ranking gains and losses.

Unlike the Mystics, who will need to shift a variety of players into new roles to weather their losses, the Sparks have obvious solutions for the loss of both these players.

So do losses, such as the widespread legalization of same-sex marriage.

The rest of the losses came in Romney red states, plus purple North Carolina (where Sen. Kay Hagan lost by only 1.7 percent).

In a recent interview with NJTV, Booker called the Watershed, “one of the big policy losses that I had in Newark.”

And my opinion is that each time we will see that, the losses will increase.

After the losses that left virtually no American family untouched, the outcome of the war remained uncertain.

Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.

In order not to weary your Majesty, I shall not dwell longer upon this, or spend time setting forth our losses.

The American losses were seven men wounded, none killed, and only slight damage to one vessel.

With the sum thus realized, I say, you propose to make good the losses which the bank has suffered by your improvidence?

Besides immense losses in dead and wounded, he had to abandon two hundred and twenty cannon and all his supplies.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to losses, such as: going belly up, law of diminishing returns, and losings.

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