Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun casualty

4 senses of casualty

Sense 1
casualty -- (someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement)
       => victim -- (an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance)

Sense 2
casualty, injured party -- (someone injured or killed in an accident)
       => victim -- (an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance)

Sense 3
fatal accident, casualty -- (an accident that causes someone to die)
       => fatality, human death -- (a death resulting from an accident or a disaster; "a decrease in the number of automobile fatalities")
       => accident -- (an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury)

Sense 4
casualty -- (a decrease of military personnel or equipment)
       => decrease, lessening, drop-off -- (a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales")

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