HyperDic: casualty

English > 4 senses of the word casualty:
NOUNperson casualtysomeone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement
person casualty, injured partysomeone injured or killed in an accident
eventcasualty, fatal accidentan accident that causes someone to die
eventcasualtya decrease of military personnel or equipment
casualty > pronunciation
Soundskae'zhahltiy; kae'zhahwahltiy; kae'zhwahltiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > casualty: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
BroadervictimAn unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
English > casualty: 4 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone injured or killed in an accident.
Synonyminjured party
BroadervictimAn unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
Spanishaccidentado, herido, parte perjudicada, víctima
English > casualty: 4 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn accident that causes someone to die.
Synonymfatal accident
Narrowercollateral damage(euphemism) inadvertent casualties and destruction inflicted on civilians in the course of military operations
BroaderaccidentAn unfortunate mishap
fatality, human deathA death resulting from an accident or a disaster
Spanishaccidente fatal
Catalanaccident fatal
English > casualty: 4 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningA decrease of military personnel or equipment.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerdamage, equipment casualtyLoss of military equipment
personnel casualty, lossmilitary personnel lost by death or capture
Broaderdecrease, lessening, drop-offA change downward
Spanishbaja

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