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loss

loss

 
pronunciation:
laws [or] las
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a defeat or failure to win.
synonyms:
defeat, losing
antonyms:
win
similar words:
failure, licking, maiden
definition 2: a failure to keep or maintain; diminishment.
the car's loss of power
synonyms:
decline, failure
similar words:
detriment, diminishment, exhaustion, forfeiture
definition 3: a reduction in size or amount.
a loss of ten pounds
synonyms:
decrease, reduction
antonyms:
gain
similar words:
ablation, attrition, decline, decrement, diminishment, erosion, exhaustion, shrinkage
definition 4: that which is lost; someone or something that cannot be found or is taken away.
antonyms:
gain, profit
similar words:
expense, forfeiture, losings, sacrifice, wastage, waste
definition 5: the act of losing.
synonyms:
losing, misplacement
antonyms:
acquisition, recovery
similar words:
abolition, deprivation, destruction, dissipation, dissolution, exhaustion, extinction, forfeiture, privation, removal, waste
definition 6: the harm or disadvantage caused by losing or having something taken away.
synonyms:
detriment
antonyms:
profit
similar words:
blow, damage, disadvantage, harm, hurt, injury, wastage
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