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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitution, redressnoun

    a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

Wiktionary

  1. damagesnoun

    The money paid or awarded to a claimant (in England), a pursuer (in Scotland) or a plaintiff (in the US) in a civil action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Damages

    of Damage

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  1. Damages

    In law, damages are an award, typically of money, to be paid to a person as compensation for loss or injury;. The rules for damages can and frequently do vary based on the type of claim which is presented and the jurisdiction. At common law, damages are categorized into compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory damages are further categorized into special damages, which are economic losses such as loss of earnings, property damage and medical expenses, and general damages, which are noneconomic damages such as pain and suffering and emotional distress.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'damages' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4113

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of damages in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of damages in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of damages in a Sentence

  1. Mike Gallagher:

    At a minimum we need to reduce if not eliminate entirely their influence over the World Health Organization – the way in which they're blocking Taiwan from participating in the World Health Organization – that would be sort of the minimum criteria, there's another debate about whether you could create a legal construct to hold the CCP accountable for the billions if not trillions of dollars of damages that they've caused through their malfeasance.

  2. Bruce Baron:

    This verdict along with the punitive damages awarded by the judges sends a strong message that teachers across New York state should take their position of authority very serious.

  3. Mohammad Arif:

    With the help of U.S. air forces, the Taliban militants have been pushed back from the areas near Ghazni-Paktika highway, but the road is still closed due to serious damages caused by the Taliban.

  4. Bob Rabin:

    Talking about suing property owners is an aggressive tactic, i can't think of another public nuisance judgment where defendants turned around and said recipients of the damages should be disqualified because they are to blame.

  5. James Fuller:

    Fireworks are a part of that American fabric that brings us together, no one in our industry wants our products to expose families to harm or damages.

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