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"
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
Origin: [Cf. OF. damagier, domagier. See Damage, n.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dam′āj, n. hurt, injury, loss: the value of what is lost: (coll.) cost: (pl.) the pecuniary reparation due for loss or injury sustained by one person through the fault or negligence of another.—v.t. to harm.—v.i. to take injury.—adj. Dam′ageable. [O. Fr. damage (Fr. dommage)—L. damnum, loss.]
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British National Corpus
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
The numerical value of damage in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of damage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A thick head can do as much damage as a hard heart.
The Net interprets censorship as damage, and routes around it.
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
(Sanctions) damage the economies and companies of the countries imposing sanctions just as much as (they damage ours).
The Dilbert Principle The most ineffective workers are systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage--Management.
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Translations for damage
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- خسارة, عطل, ضرر, أضرار, تلفArabic
- щета, вреда, повреждамBulgarian
- dany, danyarCatalan, Valencian
- škoda, poškodit, cena, poškozeníCzech
- amharu, difrod, amhariad, amhariadauWelsh
- skade, tilføje, beskadigelse, beskadigeDanish
- Schaden, beschädigenGerman
- dañar, daño, damnoSpanish
- kalte eginBasque
- آک, خسارت, آسیب, زیانPersian
- vaurioittaa, vahinko, vahingoittaa, vaurioFinnish
- dégât, dommage, endommagerFrench
- damáiste, déan, díobháil, millteanas, damáistighIrish
- milleadh, coireScottish Gaelic
- danar, danoGalician
- נזק, הזיקHebrew
- megrongál, tönkretesz, kár, megkárosítHungarian
- macchiare, danno, rovinare, danneggiareItalian
- 損傷, 損失, 痛手, 損害Japanese
- ზიანი, ზარალიGeorgian
- sugadinti, sugadinimas, pakenkti, žala, nuostolis, padaryti nuostolių, padaryti žalosLithuanian
- sabojāt, postījums, sasist, sapostīt, bojājumsLatvian
- штета, оштетување, расипува, оштетуваMacedonian
- schade, beschadigenDutch
- skadeNorwegian Nynorsk
- uszkodzenie, szkoda, uszkadzać, psućPolish
- estrago, danar, avariar, avaria, estragar, danoPortuguese
- strica, avarii, daună, avarie, defecta, avaria, deteriora, stricăciune, pagube, pagubă, dauneRomanian
- повреждение, наносить ущерб, повреждать, нанести ущерб, повредить, ущерб, убыток, вред, портить, испортитьRussian
- pokvariti, štȅta, oštetitiSerbo-Croatian
- dëmtoj, dëmtim, dëmAlbanian
- pinsala, nasira, nagibaTagalog
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