Loss

  • 21loss */*/*/ — UK [lɒs] / US [lɔs] noun Word forms loss : singular loss plural losses 1) [countable/uncountable] the state of no longer having something because it has been taken from you or destroyed It was an ancient car anyway, so it was no great loss. job… …

    English dictionary

  • 22loss — [[t]lɒ̱s, AM lɔ͟ːs[/t]] ♦♦ losses 1) N VAR: usu with supp Loss is the fact of no longer having something or having less of it than before. ...loss of sight... The loss of income for the government is about $250 million a month. ...hair loss...… …

    English dictionary

  • 23loss — noun 1 NO LONGER HAVING STH (C, U) the fact of no longer having something you used to have: Job losses were common in the 1980s. (+ of): a temporary loss of memory | weight/blood etc loss | rapid hair loss 2 MONEY (C, U) money that has been lost… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24loss — n. 1) to inflict losses on (our forces inflicted heavy losses on the enemy) 2) (sports) to hand smb. a loss (they handed our team its first loss of the season) 3) to incur, suffer, sustain, take losses (to take heavy losses) 4) to make up, offset …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 25loss — /lɒs / (say los) noun 1. detriment or disadvantage from failure to keep, have, or get: to bear the loss of a robbery. 2. that which is lost. 3. amount or number lost. 4. a being deprived of or coming to be without something that one has had: loss …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 26loss — /lɒs/ noun 1. the state or process of not having something any more ♦ loss of customers not keeping customers because of bad service, high prices, etc. ♦ loss of an order not getting an order which was expected ♦ the company suffered a loss of… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 27loss — /lɒs/ noun 1. not having something any more ♦ loss of customers not keeping customers because of bad service, high prices, etc. ♦ loss of an order not getting an order which was expected ♦ the company suffered a loss of market penetration the… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 28loss — /laws, los/, n. 1. detriment, disadvantage, or deprivation from failure to keep, have, or get: to bear the loss of a robbery. 2. something that is lost: The painting was the greatest loss from the robbery. 3. an amount or number lost: The loss of …

    Universalium

  • 29loss — A deprivation. Damage; also the act of losing and the thing lost. 22 Am J2d Damg § 1. The word is not one of limited, hard and fast meaning. There are many kinds of loss, besides money out of pocket. No man would doubt that he might rightly call… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 30loss*/*/*/ — [lɒs] noun 1) [C/U] the state of no longer having something job losses[/ex] a loss of confidence[/ex] The loss of his sight was a severe blow.[/ex] 2) [C/U] the state of having less of something than before a new treatment for hair loss[/ex]… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 31Loss — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Loss >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 loss loss Sgm: N 1 deperdition deperdition perdition Sgm: N 1 forfeiture forfeiture lapse GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 privation privation bereavement …

    English dictionary for students

  • 32loss — n. 1 the act or an instance of losing; the state of being lost. 2 a person, thing, or amount lost. 3 the detriment or disadvantage resulting from losing (that is no great loss). Phrases and idioms: at a loss (sold etc.) for less than was paid for …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 33Löss — Lọ̈ss 〈m. 1〉 kalkhaltiger Lehmstaub als Ablagerung von Eiszeitwinden; oV Löß [wahrscheinlich zu alem. lösch „locker“] * * * Lọ̈ss, Löß [wahrscheinlich zu alemannisch lösch = locker], der; es, e: gelbes, poröses, feinteiliges Sediment aus kalk ,… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 34loss — [[t]lɔs, lɒs[/t]] n. 1) the act of losing possession of something 2) disadvantage or deprivation from separation or loss: bearing the loss of a robbery[/ex] 3) something that is lost 4) an amount or number lost: The loss of life increased each… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 35loss — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Failure to keep Nouns loss; perdition; forfeiture, forfeit, lapse, detriment, privation, bereavement, deprivation, dispossession, riddance, waste, dissipation, expenditure, leakage; brain drain;… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 36loss — noun 1) the loss of the documents Syn: mislaying, misplacement, forgetting Ant: recovery, finding 2) loss of earnings Syn: deprivation, disappearance, privation …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 37loss — noun 1) the loss of the papers Syn: mislaying, misplacement, destruction, theft 2) loss of earnings Syn: forfeiture, diminution, erosion, reduction, depletion 3) …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 38loss — noun Etymology: Middle English los, probably back formation from lost, past participle of losen to lose Date: 13th century 1. destruction, ruin 2. a. the act of losing possession ; deprivation < insured against loss or theft of property > < …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 39Loss — Ein Loss (angegeben mit L) ist eine Zählstatistik für Pitcher im Baseballsport. Es wird derjenige Pitcher mit dem Loss belastet, welcher in dem Moment im Spiel war, in dem die später siegreiche gegnerische Mannschaft letztmalig mit einem Run in&#8230; …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 40loss — co·loss; loss; loss·er; loss·less; …

    English syllables