One entry found for loss.
Main Entry: loss
Pronunciation: primarystresslodots
Function: noun
1 a : the act or an instance of losing <the loss of a ship> b : the harm or distress resulting from losing <her death was a loss to the community>
2 a : a person, thing, or amount lost b plural : killed, wounded, or captured soldiers
3 : failure to gain, win, obtain or use; especially : an amount by which the cost of something is above its selling price
4 : decrease in amount, size, or degree
- at a loss
1 : uncertain as to how to proceed <was at a loss to explain the problem>
2 : unable to produce what is needed <was at a loss for a cure>


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