Synonyms of loss in English:

loss


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See Spanish definition of pérdida

noun

1‘the loss of the documents appears to be a serious breach of security’

SYNONYMS
mislaying, misplacement, dropping, forgetting, overlooking
ANTONYMS

recovery, finding

2‘insurance covering loss of earnings’

SYNONYMS
deprivation, disappearance, losing, privation, forfeiture, waste, squandering, dissipation
diminution, erosion, reduction, impoverishment, depletion

3‘she mourned the loss of her husband’

SYNONYMS
death, demise, passing, passing away, passing on, decease, end, expiry, expiration
bereavement
rare quietus

4usually losses‘they were able to inflict severe losses on enemy troops’

SYNONYMS
casualty, fatality, mortality, victim
dead
missing
death toll, number dead, number killed, number wounded

5‘the club were facing a loss of £15,000 a year’

SYNONYMS
deficit, debit, debt, indebtedness, lack of profit, deficiency, losing, depletion, minus sum of money
cost, expense, sacrifice
ANTONYMS

profit, gain


Phrases

    at a loss

    ‘I am at a loss to explain this contradiction’


    SYNONYMS
    baffled, nonplussed, mystified, stumped, stuck, puzzled, perplexed, bewildered, bemused, uncomprehending, at sea, all at sea, at sixes and sevens, at one's wits' end, without ideas, confused, dumbfounded, blank
    informal clueless, flummoxed, bamboozled, discombobulated, fazed, floored, beaten