Definitions for damageˈdæm ɪdʒ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dam•ageˈdæm ɪdʒ(n.; v.)-aged, -ag•ing.
(n.)injury or harm that reduces value, usefulness, etc.
damages, the estimated money equivalent for loss or injury sustained.
Often, damages.Informal. cost; expense; charge:
What are the damages for the work on my car?
(v.t.)to cause damage to.
(v.i.)to become damaged.
Origin of damage:
1250–1300; < OF dam (< L damnum damage, fine) see damn
damage, harm, impairment(noun)
the occurrence of a change for the worse
damage, equipment casualty(noun)
loss of military equipment
damage, harm, hurt, scathe(noun)
the act of damaging something or someone
price, terms, damage(noun)
the amount of money needed to purchase something
"the price of gasoline"; "he got his new car on excellent terms"; "how much is the damage?"
wrong, legal injury, damage(verb)
any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
inflict damage upon
"The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
suffer or be susceptible to damage
"These fine china cups damage easily"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to repair the damage to his leg; The storm did serious damage.; brain damage
a negative effect
damage to the company's reputation
to physically harm
The fire severely damaged several homes.
to affect negatively
The dispute is damaging our ability to help victims.; damaging winds; the damaging effects of alcohol
The abstract measure of something not being intact; harm.
The storm did a lot of damage to the area.
Cost or expense.
"What's the damage?" he asked the waiter.
To make something less intact or even destroy it; to harm or cause destruction.
Be careful not to damage any of the fragile items while unpacking them.
Origin: From damage (Modern French dommage), from from Classical damnum.
injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief
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
to ocassion damage to the soudness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair
to receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soudness or value; as. some colors in /oth damage in sunlight
Damage, also known as Fatale, is a 1992 film directed by Louis Malle. It is based on the novel Damage by Josephine Hart. The plot is about a politician who shares a sexual relationship with his son's girlfriend. Miranda Richardson was nominated for an Academy Award and won a BAFTA in the category of Best Supporting Actress for her performance as the aggrieved wife of the film's main character.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'damage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1443
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'damage' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2234
Rank popularity for the word 'damage' in Nouns Frequency: #488
Rank popularity for the word 'damage' in Verbs Frequency: #480
Translations for damage
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
injury or hurt, especially to a thing
The storm did/caused a lot of damage; She suffered brain-damage as a result of the accident.
- danoPortuguese (BR)
- škoda; poškozeníCzech
- der SchadenGerman
- skade; -skadeDanish
- βλάβη, ζημιάGreek
- آسیب؛ زیانFarsi
- हानि, घाटा, क्षतिHindi
- šteta, oštećenjeCroatian
- skaði, tjónIcelandic
- žala, sugadinimas, sužalojimasLithuanian
- bojājums; postījumsLatvian
- zniszczenie, uszkodzeniePolish
- آسیب؛ زیانPersian
- زيان، تاوان: ورانى، ويجاړتوب، نقصانPashto
- pagubă, stricăciuneRomanian
- ущерб; повреждениеRussian
- škoda; poškodenieSlovak
- skada, skador, skadegörelseSwedish
- zarar, hasar, tahribatTurkish
- 損壞Chinese (Trad.)
- втрата; пошкодженняUkrainian
- ضرر یا نقصانUrdu
- sự hư hạiVietnamese
- 损坏Chinese (Simp.)
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