English noun: loss
|1.||loss (possession) something that is lost|
|Samples||The car was a total loss.|
Loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt.
|Broader (hypernym)||transferred possession, transferred property|
|Narrower (hyponym)||financial loss, forfeit, forfeiture, sacrifice, wastage|
|2.||loss (process) gradual decline in amount or activity|
A serious loss of business.
|Broader (hypernym)||decline, diminution|
|Narrower (hyponym)||epilation, reducing|
|3.||loss (act) the act of losing someone or something|
|Samples||Everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock.|
|Narrower (hyponym)||capitulation, default, fall, surrender|
|4.||loss (attribute) the disadvantage that results from losing something|
|Samples||His loss of credibility led to his resignation.|
Losing him is no great deprivation.
|5.||loss (event) the experience of losing a loved one|
|Samples||He sympathized on the loss of their grandfather.|
|6.||loss (possession) the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue|
|Samples||The company operated at a loss last year.|
The company operated in the red last year.
|Synonyms||red, red ink|
|Broader (hypernym)||amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money|
|Narrower (hyponym)||paper loss, squeeze|
|7.||loss (event) military personnel lost by death or capture|
|Narrower (hyponym)||combat injury, injury, sacrifice, wound|
|Domain category||armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine|
|8.||loss (event) euphemistic expressions for death|
|Samples||Thousands mourned his passing.|
|Synonyms||departure, exit, expiration, going, passing, release|
|Broader (hypernym)||death, decease, expiry|