American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Harm or injury to property or a person, resulting in loss of value or the impairment of usefulness.
- n. Law Money ordered to be paid as compensation for injury or loss.
- n. Informal Cost; price.
- v. To cause damage to.
- v. To suffer or be susceptible to damage.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Harm; mischance; injury in general.
- n. Hurt or loss to person, character, or estate; injury to a person or thing by violence or wrongful treatment, or by adverse natural forces; deterioration of value or reputation.
- n. plural In law, the value in money of what is lost or withheld; the estimated money equivalent for detriment or injury sustained; that which is given or adjudged to repair a loss.
- n. Cost; expense.
- n. Synonyms Detriment, Harm, etc. (See injury.) Waste, etc. See loss.
- To cause damage to; hurt; harm; injure; lessen the value or injure the interests or reputation of.
- To receive damage or injury; be injured or impaired in soundness or value: as, a freshly cut crop will damage in a mow or stack.
- n. The abstract measure of something not being intact; harm.
- n. slang Cost or expense.
- v. To make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief.
- n. (Law) The estimated reparation in money for detriment or injury sustained; a compensation, recompense, or satisfaction to one party, for a wrong or injury actually done to him by another.
- v. To occasion damage to the soundness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair.
- v. To receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soundness or value.
- n. any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
- n. loss of military equipment
- n. the occurrence of a change for the worse
- n. the act of damaging something or someone
- v. suffer or be susceptible to damage
- n. the amount of money needed to purchase something
- v. inflict damage upon
- From Old French damage (Modern French dommage), from Vulgar Latin *damnaticum from Classical Latin damnum. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French : dam, loss (from Latin damnum) + -age, -age. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The problem can be simplified by assuming that the damage caused by a flood is proportional to a damage index D:”
“- where a number of damage incidence combinations are available, it is possible to draw a damage incidence distribution curve (see fig.D. 2).”
“Only thing to have with a can of brain damage is another can of brain damage.”
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“Realistically even if he had been able to cure the infected they would have severe brain damage from the high body temp. they sustained while infected.”
“Given who's running the city, there's no harm to be done by critics -- the damage is already done.”
“Better, in that case, to figure out what the damage is and how to mitigate it.”
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