1 deprivation, bereavement, privation, denial, sacrifice, forfeiture, disappearance:
We must be constantly vigilant to watch for any loss of our liberty.
2 diminution, erosion, reduction, impoverishment, depletion, shrinkage:
New policies are in place to stem the loss of parkland.
3 disadvantage, detriment, harm, impairment, injury, damage:
I don't regard Wentworth's resignation as any great loss.
4 waste, wastage, wasting, squandering:
The loss of time was owing to a train delay.
5 defeat, set-back, disadvantage, disappointment, failure, downfall, collapse, breakdown, ruin; drubbing, trouncing:
6 Often, losses. debit(s), liability (liabilities), negative cash flow:
The company wrote off the losses.
7 Often, losses. death, dying, passing, demise, destruction, extermination, extinction, annihilation:
The loss from disease was overwhelming. What losses did they suffer in the battle?