Definition of Damage in English :

Define Damage in English

Damage meaning in English

Meaning of Damage in English

Pronunciation of Damage in English

Damage pronunciation in English

Pronounce Damage in English


see synonyms of damage


1. damage, harm, impairment

the occurrence of a change for the worse

2. damage, equipment casualty

loss of military equipment

3. damage, harm, hurt, scathe

the act of damaging something or someone

4. damage, price, terms

the amount of money needed to purchase something

Example Sentences:
'the price of gasoline'
'he got his new car on excellent terms'
'how much is the damage?'

5. damage, legal injury, wrong

any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right


6. damage

inflict damage upon

Example Sentences:
'The snow damaged the roof'
'She damaged the car when she hit the tree'

7. damage

suffer or be susceptible to damage

Example Sentences:
'These fine china cups damage easily'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of damage
injury or harm impairing the function or condition of a person or thing
loss of something desirable
3. informal
cost; expense (esp in the phrase what's the damage?)
4. (transitive)
to cause damage to
5. (intransitive)
to suffer damage

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see synonyms of damage
injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value
2.  [pl.]; Law
money claimed by, or ordered paid to, a person to compensate for injury or loss caused by the wrong of the opposite party or parties
3.  Informal
cost or expense
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈdamaged or ˈdamaging
to do damage to
verb intransitive
to incur damage

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see synonyms of damage
1. Destruction or a loss in value, usefulness, or ability resulting from an action or event.
2. damages Law Money required to be paid as compensation for an injury or wrong.
3. Informal Cost; price: What's the damage for the tickets to the show?
v. dam·aged, dam·ag·ing, dam·ag·es
To cause damage to.
To suffer or be susceptible to damage.

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