show a loss

show a loss
if a company, project etc shows a profit or a loss, it makes a profit or a loss
Thesaurus: relating to making profitsynonym
Main entry: show

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  • show — show1 [ ʃou ] (past tense showed; past participle shown [ ʃoun ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 prove something is true ▸ 2 give information ▸ 3 behave in particular way ▸ 4 let someone see something ▸ 5 give instructions, etc. ▸ 6 lead someone somewhere ▸ 7 be… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • show */*/*/ — I UK [ʃəʊ] / US [ʃoʊ] verb Word forms show : present tense I/you/we/they show he/she/it shows present participle showing past tense showed past participle shown UK [ʃəʊn] / US [ʃoʊn] 1) [transitive] to prove that something exists or is true The… …   English dictionary

  • show*/*/*/ — [ʃəʊ] (past tense showed; past participle shown [ʃəʊn] ) verb I 1) [T] to prove that something exists or is true The study shows an increase in the disease among the elderly.[/ex] Accidents like this show what can happen when drivers are not… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • show — [[t]ʃo͟ʊ[/t]] ♦ shows, showing, showed, shown 1) VERB If something shows that a state of affairs exists, it gives information that proves it or makes it clear to people. [V that] Research shows that a high fibre diet may protect you from bowel… …   English dictionary

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