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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
1. Property in general
 
776. Loss.
 
  
NOUN:LOSS, perdition, deperdition [archaic]; forfeiture, lapse.
  privation, bereavement; deprivation (dispossession) [See Taking]; riddance; damage, squandering, waste.
  
VERB:LOSE; incur -, experience -, meet with- a loss; miss; mislay, let slip, allow to slip through the fingers; be deprived of; be without (exempt) [See Possession]a; forfeit, pay with.
  SQUANDER; get rid of [See Relinquishment]; waste [See Waste].
  BE LOST, lapse.
  
ADJECTIVE:LOSING &c. v.; not having [See Exemption]
  DEPRIVED OF; shorn of, deperdite [rare], denuded, bereaved, bereft, minus [colloq., exc. in math.], cut off; dispossessed [See Taking]; rid of, quit of; out of pocket.
  LOST &c. v.; long lost; irretrievable (hopeless) [See Hopelessness]; off one’s hands.
  
INTERJECTION:FAREWELL TO! adieu to! good riddance.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Farewell! a long farewell, to all my greatness!—Henry VIII
  2. By losing rendered sager.—Byron
  3. All is lost save honor.—misquoted remark of Francis I

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