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Synonyms for loss

the act or an instance of losing something

the condition of being deprived of what one once had or ought to have

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gradual decline in amount or activity

the act of losing someone or something

the disadvantage that results from losing something

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the experience of losing a loved one

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the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue

euphemistic expressions for death

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As to their late losses, an increased watchfulness would prevent any more misfortunes of the kind.
The hostile disposition of the savages, and their allies, caused General Clark, the commandant at the Falls of the Ohio, immediately to begin an expedition with his own regiment, and the armed force of the country, against Pecaway, the principal town of the Shawanese, on a branch of Great Miami, which he finished with great success, took seventeen scalps, and burnt the town to ashes, with the loss of seventeen men.
Ashton, with twenty-five men, pursued, and overtook the savages, and a smart fight ensued, which lasted two hours; but they being superior in number, obliged Captain Ashton's party to retreat, with the loss of eight killed, and four mortally wounded; their brave commander himself being numbered among the dead.
Holder and seventeen men, who were also defeated, with the loss of four men killed, and one wounded.
Without demanding a surrender, they furiously assaulted the garrison, which was happily prepared to oppose them; and, after they had expended much ammunition in vain, and killed the cattle round the fort, not being likely to make themselves masters of this place, they raised the siege, and departed in the morning of the third day after they came, with the loss of about thirty killed, and the number of wounded uncertain.--Of the garrison four were killed, and three wounded.
An exceeding fierce battle immediately began, for about fifteen minutes, when we, being over-powered by numbers, were obliged to retreat, with the loss of sixty-seven men; seven of whom were taken prisoners.
In this expedition we took seven prisoners and five scalps, with the loss of only four men, two of whom were accidentally killed by our own army.
Let me but retrieve this one small portion of my loss and disgrace; let me but defeat him in this one hope, dear to his heart as I know it must be; let me but do this; and it shall be the first link in such a chain which I will wind about him, as never man forged yet.'
Thus, if individual X owns 10% of a pension that owns 50% of a loss corporation, X will not be treated as a 5% shareholder for Sec.
1 seed with a win and a SD loss. Clinch first-round bye with: 1 win' 2 IND loss.
Sudden sensorineural heating loss (SNHL) is frequently reported in patients with renal failure who undergo hemodialysis, but its etiology in this circumstance remains controversial.
Parts II and III discuss the determinations of section 987 taxable income, gain, and loss, and compare the methods provided for under the 2006 proposed regulations with the 1991 proposed regulations.
Unintentional weight loss causes a significant decrease in a resident's overall health and functionality.
The taxpayer then argued that the AMT capital loss had created an alternative tax net operating loss (ATNOL), which could be carried back to 2000 and offset against alternative minimum taxable income (AMTI) for that year, creating a refund.
For every kilogram of weight loss, there was a 16% reduction in risk.