What does casualty mean?

Definitions for casualty
ˈkæʒ u əl tica·su·al·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. casualty(noun)

    someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement

  2. casualty, injured party(noun)

    someone injured or killed in an accident

  3. fatal accident, casualty(noun)

    an accident that causes someone to die

  4. casualty(noun)

    a decrease of military personnel or equipment

Wiktionary

  1. casualty(Noun)

    Chance nature; randomness.

  2. casualty(Noun)

    Something that happens by chance, especially an unfortunate event; an accident, a disaster.

  3. casualty(Noun)

    A person suffering from injuries or who has been killed due to an accident or through an act of violence.

  4. casualty(Noun)

    The accident and emergency department of a hospital

  5. Origin: From casualitas (compare casuality).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Casualty(noun)

    that which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency

  2. Casualty(noun)

    any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty

  3. Casualty(noun)

    numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion

Freebase

  1. Casualty

    Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British weekly television show broadcast on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast on 6 September 1986, and transmitted in the UK on BBC One. The original producer was Geraint Morris. The programme is based around the fictional Holby City Hospital and focuses on the staff and patients of the hospital's Accident and Emergency Department. The show has very few ties to its sister programme Holby City which began as a spin off from Casualty in 1999 and is set in the same hospital, but upstairs. The show's plots and characters occasionally crossover between the two programmes, but this is rare, and each show can easily be followed without having to watch the other. Casualty is shown weekly on a Saturday evening, which has been its time slot since the early 1990s.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. casualty

    Any person who is lost to the organization by having been declared dead, duty status

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'casualty' in Nouns Frequency: #2058

How to pronounce casualty?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say casualty in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of casualty in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of casualty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of casualty in a Sentence

  1. Victor Isuku:

    Total casualty figure is now 54.

  2. Aeschylus:

    In war, truth is the first casualty.

  3. Hiram Warren Johnson, (1917):

    The first casualty when war comes is truth.

  4. Hiram Johnson:

    The first casualty when war comes, is truth

  5. Martin Weinberg:

    Truth is the first casualty of this sort of cynical agreement.

Images & Illustrations of casualty

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