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loss

loss

 
pronunciation:
laws [or] las
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: failure to win; defeat.
The team was unhappy about their loss.
similar words:
failure
definition 2: a failure to keep or continue.
The loss of his friendship made me very sad.
definition 3: a decrease in size or amount.
The loss of ten pounds made him look very thin.
synonyms:
decrease, reduction
definition 4: the act of losing.
The loss of my glasses is a problem for me.
similar words:
destruction, waste
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