Loss

(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
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ deprivation
deprivation
&c.(dispossession) 789
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ riddance
riddance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ damage
damage
squandering
waste
PARAG:Loss->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lose
lose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ incur a loss
incur a loss
experience a loss
meet with a loss
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ miss
miss
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ mislay
mislay
let slip
allow to slip through the fingers
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be without
be without
&c.(exempt) 777a
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ forfeit
forfeit
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ get rid of
get rid of
&c. 782
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ waste
waste
&c. 638
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ be lost
be lost
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ lapse
lapse
PARAG:Loss->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ losing
losing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ not having
not having
&c. 777a
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ shorn of
shorn of
deprived of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ denuded
denuded
bereaved
bereft
minus
cut off
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ dispossessed
dispossessed
&c. 789
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ rid of
rid of
quit of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ out of pocket
out of pocket
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ lost
lost
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ long lost
long lost
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ irretrievable
irretrievable
&c.(hopeless) 859
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ off one's hands
off one's hands
PARAG:Loss->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ farewell to
farewell to
=>!
adieu to

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • loss — is a generic and relative term. It signifies the act of losing or the thing lost; it is not a word of limited, hard and fast meaning and has been held synonymous with, or equivalent to, damage , damages , deprivation , detriment , injury , and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • loss — W1S2 [lɔs US lo:s] n [: Old English; Origin: los destruction ] 1.) [U and C] the fact of no longer having something, or of having less of it than you used to have, or the process by which this happens loss of ▪ The court awarded Ms Dixon £7,000… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • loss — [ lɔs ] noun *** ▸ 1 no longer having something ▸ 2 having less than before ▸ 3 failure to win race etc. ▸ 4 money lost ▸ 5 death of someone ▸ 6 sadness from death/loss ▸ 7 disadvantage from loss ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount the state of not …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Loss — may refer to:*A negative difference between retail price and cost of production *An event in which the team or individual in question did not win. *Loss (baseball), a pitching statistic in baseball *Attenuation, a reduction in amplitude and… …   Wikipedia

  • lœss — [ løs ] n. m. • 1845; mot all., probablt du suisse alémanique lösch « léger, meuble » ♦ Géogr., géol. Dépôt pulvérulent d origine éolienne, formé de quartz, d argile et de calcaire, appelé aussi limon des plateaux. Le « tenace chiendent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Loss — (l[o^]s; 115), n. [AS. los loss, losing, fr. le[ o]san to lose. [root]127. See {Lose}, v. t.] 1. The act of losing; failure; destruction; privation; as, the loss of property; loss of money by gaming; loss of health or reputation. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loss — [lôs, läs] n. [ME los < pp. of losen, lesen, to LOSE] 1. a losing or being lost 2. an instance of this 3. the damage, trouble, disadvantage, deprivation, etc. caused by losing something 4. the person, thing, or amount lost 5. any reduction,… …   English World dictionary

  • loss — (n.) O.E. los loss, destruction, from P.Gmc. *lausa (see LOSE (Cf. lose)). The modern word, however, probably evolved 14c. with a weaker sense, from lost, the original pp. of lose. Phrase at a loss (1590s) originally refers to hounds losing the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • loss — ► NOUN 1) the fact or process of losing something or someone. 2) the feeling of grief after losing a valued person or thing. 3) a person or thing that is badly missed when lost. 4) a defeat in sport. ● at a loss Cf. ↑at a loss …   English terms dictionary

  • løss — sb., en (en jordart), i sms. løss , fx løssaflejring …   Dansk ordbog

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