euphemistic expressions for death
"thousands mourned his passing"
military personnel lost by death or capture
- personnel casualty
the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue
"the company operated at a loss last year"
"the company operated in the red last year"
- red ink
the experience of losing a loved one
"he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather"
the disadvantage that results from losing something
"his loss of credibility led to his resignation"
"losing him is no great deprivation"
the act of losing someone or something
"everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
gradual decline in amount or activity
"a serious loss of business"
something that is lost
"the car was a total loss"
"loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt"