Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: loss

1. loss (om forhold) something that is lost


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe car was a total loss.
Loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt.


Mindre specifikke termertransferred possession, transferred property


Mere specifikke termerfinancial loss, forfeit, forfeiture, sacrifice, wastage

2. loss (om proces) gradual decline in amount or activity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWeight loss.
A serious loss of business.


Mindre specifikke termerdecline, diminution


Mere specifikke termerepilation, reducing

3. loss (om handling) the act of losing someone or something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEveryone expected him to win so his loss was a shock.


Mindre specifikke termerfailure


Mere specifikke termercapitulation, default, fall, surrender

4. loss (om egenskab) the disadvantage that results from losing something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis loss of credibility led to his resignation.
Losing him is no great deprivation.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deprivation


Mindre specifikke termerdisadvantage

5. loss (om begivenhed) the experience of losing a loved one


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe sympathized on the loss of their grandfather.


Mindre specifikke termerexperience

6. loss (om forhold) the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe company operated at a loss last year.
The company operated in the red last year.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)red, red ink


Mindre specifikke termeramount, amount of money, sum, sum of money


Mere specifikke termerpaper loss, squeeze


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)gain

7. loss (om begivenhed) military personnel lost by death or capture


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)personnel casualty


Mindre specifikke termercasualty


Mere specifikke termercombat injury, injury, sacrifice, wound


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

8. loss (om begivenhed) euphemistic expressions for death


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThousands mourned his passing.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)departure, exit, expiration, going, passing, release


Mindre specifikke termerdeath, decease, expiry


Overordnet anvendelseeuphemism









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