Definitions of cost

  1. To require in exchange for; to be the price of; to cause to bear or suffer; as, the attempt cost him much trouble; to require to be expended for.
  2. To bring a certain price: to require to be laid out or suffered:- pa. t. and pa. p. cost.
  3. To amount to in price.
  4. To require as a price; cause the loss of, as of life.
  5. require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice; " This mistake cost him his job"
  6. To be bought for; to require to be expended.
  7. To be had at the price; to be bought for; to require to be given, laid out, bestowed, or employed; to cause to bear or suffer.
  8. The sums allowed by the court for charges of a suit awarded against the party losing.
  9. Law charges.
  10. the property of having material worth ( often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); " the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; " he puts a high price on his services"; " he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"
  11. the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  12. A rib; a side; a region or coast.
  13. To require to be given, expended, or laid out therefor, as in barter, purchase, acquisition, etc.; to cause the cost, expenditure, relinquishment, or loss of; as, the ticket cost a dollar; the effort cost his life.
  14. To require to be borne or suffered; to cause.
  15. The amount paid, charged, or engaged to be paid, for anything bought or taken in barter; charge; expense; hence, whatever, as labor, self- denial, suffering, etc., is requisite to secure benefit.
  16. Loss of any kind; detriment; pain; suffering.
  17. Expenses incurred in litigation.
  18. Charge, expense, labor.
  19. What is laid out, or suffered to obtain anything- pl. expenses of a lawsuit.
  20. Cost.
  21. Price paid or demanded for anything; expense; loss; damage.
  22. The price paid for anything; outlay; expense; charge.
  23. The price charged or paid for a thing; expense; loss; detriment; pain; suffering.