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Definitions of damage

  1. inflict damage upon; " The snow damaged the roof"; " She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
  2. the act of damaging something or someone
  3. a legal injury is any damage resulting from a violation of a legal right
  4. loss of military equipment
  5. the occurrence of a change for the worse
  6. 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?"
  7. Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief.
  8. 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.
  9. To ocassion damage to the soudness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair.
  10. To receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soudness or value; as. some colors in oth damage in sunlight.
  11. Injury or harm; harm wilfully done to a person's character, person, or estate.
  12. To injure; harm; impair.
  13. Hurt, injury, loss: the value of what is lost:- pl. compensation for loss or injury.
  14. To harm, injure.
  15. To take injury.
  16. Injury; loss; compensation for injury.
  17. To harm; impair or become impaired.
  18. Injury; harm.
  19. Money recoverable for a wrong or an injury.
  20. The estimated reparation in money for damage sustained.
  21. Injury, hurt, or detriment; the value of what is lost; cost.
  22. To hurt, injure, or impair; to lessen the soundness, goodness, or value of.
  23. To be injured or impaired in soundness or value.
  24. Any hurt, loss, or harm to property or person; the value of the mischief done.
  25. To injure; to hurt or harm; to receive harm; to be injured.
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Usage examples for damage

  1. There was no time to see if any damage had been done. – Evil Out of Onzar by Mark Ganes
  2. I walked out amongst the ruins to see the extent of the damage caused by the shelling of the previous day. – “Crumps”, The Plain Story of a Canadian Who Went by Louis Keene
  3. The order was promptly obeyed, and the frigate came up almost head to wind; but scarcely a minute had passed when we felt that she had run stem on to the ground; but so light was the wind, and so slight was the way on her, that no damage of any sort was done. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. You have done sufficient damage to my property already. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  5. A third time he fired, but if the shot struck, no damage was to be perceived. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  6. To make good the damage would take thirty days, it was said. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  7. Beg pardon, shipmates, no damage done, I hope. – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood
  8. She talked a little- about the fire and the damage it had done. – Lonesome Land by B. M. Bower
  9. There has been a great storm here with thunder and hail that did much damage to the glass in the neighbourhood. – Poems Chiefly From Manuscript by John Clare
  10. They looked themselves over for any real damage – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  11. Here and there damage will be done to trees and buildings; here and there a person will probably be struck and killed." – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  12. So far as they could see, the man had done no damage either to their houses or to the dam. – The Tale of Brownie Beaver by Arthur Scott Bailey
  13. Care was taken, however, to do as little damage as possible to the city itself, as the Italians wanted it for themselves. – Italy at War and the Allies in the West by E. Alexander Powell
  14. These tracks are very numerous, and do the grass some damage – Wild Life in a Southern County by Richard Jefferies
  15. By these means and with the assistance of the men employed upon my grounds, water was passed very rapidly, and the flames were soon subdued without serious damage – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  16. Beyond this, comparatively little damage was done to the college buildings. – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  17. But to damage a book- g- o- o- d night! – Roy Blakeley by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  18. " Heap bad rapid," said Harry, when the second boat had been drawn up beside the first, and he had examined both the canoes carefully to see how much damage they had sustained on the trip. – The Boy With the U. S. Survey by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  19. Neither place was, however, occupied by the captors, who only did as much damage as they could and then left. – The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899] by James Rodway
  20. But the damage was already done. – Tabitha's Vacation by Ruth Alberta Brown
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