Synonyms of loss in English:

loss


See definition of loss

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