take a loss

Definition of take a loss

:to lose money
  • They took a loss on the deal.

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

loss play
  1. : destruction, ruin

  2. : the act of losing possession : deprivation

  3. : the harm or privation resulting from loss or separation


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