Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 776 (Loss)

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#776. Loss.-- N. loss; deperdition[obs], perdition; forfeiture, lapse.

privation, bereavement; deprivation &c. (dispossession) 789; riddance; damage, squandering, waste.

V. lose; incur a loss, experience a loss, meet with a loss; miss; mislay, let slip, allow to slip through the fingers; be without &c. (exempt) 777a; forfeit.

get rid of &c. 782; waste &c. 638.

be lost; lapse.

Adj. losing &c. v.; not having &c. 777a.

shorn of, deprived of; denuded, bereaved, bereft, minus, cut off; dispossessed &c. 789; rid of, quit of; out of pocket.

lost &c. v.; long lost; irretrievable &c. (hopeless) 859; off one's hands.

Int. farewell to! adieu to. <-- emphasize the abstract meaning of possession - legal possession, as a distinct entity from physical possession, stewardship -->