What does damage mean?

Definitions for damage
ˈdæm ɪdʒdam·age

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word damage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. damage, harm, impairment(noun)

    the occurrence of a change for the worse

  2. damage, equipment casualty(noun)

    loss of military equipment

  3. damage, harm, hurt, scathe(noun)

    the act of damaging something or someone

  4. 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?"

  5. wrong, legal injury, damage(verb)

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

  6. damage(verb)

    inflict damage upon

    "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"

  7. damage(verb)

    suffer or be susceptible to damage

    "These fine china cups damage easily"

Wiktionary

  1. damage(Noun)

    The abstract measure of something not being intact; harm.

    The storm did a lot of damage to the area.

  2. damage(Noun)

    Cost or expense.

    "What's the damage?" he asked the waiter.

  3. damage(Verb)

    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.

  4. Origin: From damage (Modern French dommage), from from Classical damnum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Damage(noun)

    injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief

  2. Damage(noun)

    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

  3. Damage(noun)

    to ocassion damage to the soudness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair

  4. Damage(verb)

    to receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soudness or value; as. some colors in /oth damage in sunlight

  5. Origin: [Cf. OF. damagier, domagier. See Damage, n.]

Freebase

  1. Damage

    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

  1. Damage

    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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Etymology and Origins

  1. Damage

    See “What’s the Damage?”

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'damage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1443

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'damage' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2234

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'damage' in Nouns Frequency: #488

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'damage' in Verbs Frequency: #480

How to pronounce damage?

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How to say damage in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of damage in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of damage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of damage in a Sentence

  1. Robert Kraft:

    What we see here is torpedo damage.

  2. Julie Allison:

    They did not deny that we had damage.

  3. Jose Mariano Beltrame:

    One person can cause a lot of damage.

  4. Tom Fuentes:

    It supposedly did no permanent damage.

  5. Ali Hassi:

    A tank was hit but the damage is limited.

Images & Illustrations of damage

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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
  • ζημίαGreek
  • dañar, daño, damnoSpanish
  • kahjuEstonian
  • 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
  • domajarIdo
  • macchiare, danno, rovinare, danneggiareItalian
  • 損傷, 損失, 痛手, 損害Japanese
  • ზიანი, ზარალიGeorgian
  • 손해Korean
  • damnumLatin
  • sugadinti, sugadinimas, pakenkti, žala, nuostolis, padaryti nuostolių, padaryti žalosLithuanian
  • sabojāt, postījums, sasist, sapostīt, bojājumsLatvian
  • whakakaurapaMāori
  • штета, оштетување, расипува, оштетуваMacedonian
  • skadeNorwegian
  • 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
  • skadaSwedish
  • pinsala, nasira, nagibaTagalog

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