Definitions of cost

  1.   be priced at These shoes cost 100
  2.   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
  3.   value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something the cost in human life was enormous the price of success is hard work what price glory
  4.   the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  5.   require to lose suffer or sacrifice This mistake cost him his job
  6.   A rib a side a region or coast
  7.   See Cottise
  8.   of Cost
  9.   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
  10.   To require to be borne or suffered to cause
  11.   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
  12.   Loss of any kind detriment pain suffering
  13.   Expenses incurred in litigation
  14.   Costly
  15.   Absolute comparative or differential costs pertaining to services institutions resources etc or the analysis and study of these costs
  16.   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
  17.   Charge expense labor
  18.   Costliness
  19.   To bring a certain price to require to be laid out or suffered pa t and pa p cost
  20.   What is laid out or suffered to obtain anything pl expenses of a lawsuit
  21.   Cost
  22.   Price paid or demanded for anything expense loss damage
  23.   To amount to in price
  24.   To require as a price cause the loss of as of life
  25.   The price paid for anything outlay expense charge
  26.   The sums allowed by the court for charges of a suit awarded against the party losing
  27.   The price charged or paid for a thing expense loss detriment pain suffering
  28.   To be bought for to require to be expended
  29.   The price or value of a thing expense charge expense of any kind pain suffering
  30.   Law charges
  31.   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

Quotes of cost

  1. The music rights at the time cost me $12 000 in 1964 money which is about double now or whatever But I cleared everything I had a lawyer in New York And it was cleared for use in a short subject not a feature – Kenneth Anger
  2. People go back to the stuff that doesn't cost a lot of money and the stuff that you don't have to hand money to over and over again Stuff that you get for free stuff that your older brother gives you stuff that you can get out of the local library – Frank Black
  3. Tragedy occurs when a human soul awakes and seeks in suffering and pain to free itself from crime violence infamy even at the cost of life The struggle is the tragedy not defeat or death – Whittaker Chambers
  4. German businessmen are overwhelmed by the high cost of doing business Inflexible rules enforced by a burgeoning bureaucracy discourage entrepreneurship – Suzanne Fields
  5. Social Security's future has gotten worse and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children – John Goodman
  6. Intelligent policies will be largely self -regulating in the sense that the system of incentives and standards makes it absolutely ludicrous to not move towards clean internalized systems of cost and production – Paul Hawken
  7. I did some products for the Apple II most notably the first small low cost thermal printer the Silent Type – Andy Hertzfeld
  8. Therefore until the day I die I am going to do what I can regardless of the cost to me to try to stop this awful corruption that is destroying our beloved democracy – John Jay Hooker
  9. You will now have a starting place and a destination and you will be able to determine what it will cost you to get there You will be going someplace – H. Stanley Judd
  10. Today we're faced with over 500 casualties a cost of over $200 billion And it could rise the casualties could go into thousands and the cost could go over half a trillion if we stay there for years – Dennis Kucinich
  11. I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me – Henri Matisse
  12. The cost of congressional and presidential campaigns has been leaping every two or four years I think this year it will be 60 percent more than 1996 well over twice as much as in 1992 in the presidential and congressional races – Robert McChesney
  13. The number of electrical injuries cared for in hospitals in the US is estimated at as many as 50 000 the cost of these injuries on the US economy is estimated at over one billion dollars per year – Richard Neal
  14. There is no question that managed care is managed cost and the idea is that you can save a lot of money and make health care costs less if you ration it – Charlie Norwood
  15. We're not saying that you don't need coal but when you do mine the coal there are responsibilities to it It may cost a little more but it is the right thing to do – Kevin Richardson

Usage examples for cost

  1. Do you know how much this dress cost me – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  2. How much does it cost to send a letter to England – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  3. You would naturally think so and the thought has cost several their lives before now – The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle
  4. “ I was saved but at what a cost – The Gold Bag by Carolyn Wells
  5. What is the difference in the cost – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  6. We have taken it up now but at what a cost – Native Races and the War by Josephine Elizabeth Butler
  7. He saw what every desire of his must cost him in the days of his life – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  8. The farm cost me six thousand dollars ” – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  9. The mine is so far back he said that it would cost almost more than it is worth to bring it to the river – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  10. And Bussy answers So far as I can see her mourning will not cost her much – Queens of the French Stage by H. Noel Williams
  11. “ A word against either would have cost any man his life in those days ” – Castilian Days by John Hay
  12. “ Wouldn't cost you nothin' would it – Representative Plays by American Dramatists: 1856-1911: In Mizzoura by Augustus Thomas
  13. It did not cost him half as much to do so as it would have cost him two years ago not to get it – Shenac's Work at Home by Margaret Murray Robertson
  14. And besides hens cost a great deal said Mrs Owen ” – Peggy in Her Blue Frock by Eliza Orne White
  15. The horse may not be so pretty but it will cost less to keep him – Remarks by Bill Nye
  16. You can sell me the place for what it cost you – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  17. Still though it cost her an effort she asked him a few questions – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  18. It may cost a little bit more – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  19. What would a new one cost – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. They are talking of trouble and of cost – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope

Rhymes for cost