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