damage definition

  • noun:
    • Harm or injury to property or someone, causing reduced worth or even the disability of effectiveness.
    • legislation cash purchased become paid as payment for injury or reduction.
    • Informal Expense; cost.
    • The abstract measure of some thing not-being undamaged; harm.
    • Cost or expenditure.
    • damage or problems for person, property, or reputation; an inflicted losing worth; detriment; hurt; mischief.
    • The calculated reparation in cash for detriment or injury sustained; a compensation, recompense, or pleasure to a single celebration, for an incorrect or damage in fact done to him by another.
    • damage; mischance; damage generally.
    • Hurt or loss to individual, personality, or estate; problems for one or thing by violence or wrongful treatment, or by negative all-natural causes; deterioration of value or reputation.
    • plural in-law, the worth in cash of understanding lost or withheld; the predicted money equivalent for detriment or injury sustained; whatever is given or adjudged to fix a loss.
    • Cost; expense.
    • Synonyms Detriment, damage, an such like. (See damage.) Spend, etc. See reduction.
    • any harm or damage resulting from a violation of a legal right
    • losing armed forces equipment
    • the event of a change when it comes to worse
    • the act of damaging some thing or some body
    • the amount of money needed to buy one thing
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause harm to.
    • To event damage to the soundness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To suffer or perhaps at risk of harm.
    • to get damage or harm; to be injured or weakened in soundness or price.
  • verb:
    • To make something less intact and sometimes even destroy it; to hurt or cause destruction.
    • suffer or perhaps prone to harm
    • inflict harm upon
  • others:
    • To cause problems for; harm; damage; injure; lessen the worthiness or injure the passions or standing of.
    • To receive damage or injury; be injured or impaired in soundness or worth: as, a freshly cut crop will damage in a mow or stack.

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