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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