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damage

[dam-ij]
noun
1.
injury or harm that reduces value or usefulness: The storm did considerable damage to the crops.
2.
damages, Law. the estimated money equivalent for detriment or injury sustained.
3.
Often, damages. Informal. cost; expense; charge: What are the damages for the lubrication job on my car?
verb (used with object), damaged, damaging.
4.
to cause damage to; injure or harm; reduce the value or usefulness of: He damaged the saw on a nail.
verb (used without object), damaged, damaging.
5.
to become damaged: Soft wood damages easily.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Old French, equivalent to dam (< Latin damnum damage, fine) + -age -age; see damn

damageable, adjective
damageableness, damageability, noun
damager, noun
nondamageable, adjective
predamage, noun, verb (used with object), predamaged, predamaging.
quasi-damaged, adjective
redamage, verb (used with object), redamaged, redamaging.
undamageable, adjective
undamaged, adjective


1. loss. Damage, detriment, harm, mischief refer to injuries of various kinds. Damage is the kind of injury or the effect of injury that directly impairs appearance, value, usefulness, soundness, etc.: Fire causes damage to property. Detriment is a falling off from an original condition as the result of damage, depreciation, devaluation, etc.: Overeating is a detriment to health. Harm may denote either physical hurt or mental, moral, or spiritual injury: bodily harm; harm to one's self-confidence. Mischief may be damage, harm, trouble, or misfortune caused by a person, especially if maliciously: an enemy who would do one mischief. 4. impair, hurt.
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damage (ˈdæmɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  injury or harm impairing the function or condition of a person or thing
2.  loss of something desirable
3.  informal cost; expense (esp in the phrase what's the damage?)
 
vb
4.  (tr) to cause damage to
5.  (intr) to suffer damage
 
[C14: from Old French, from Latin damnum injury, loss, fine]
 
'damageable
 
adj
 
damagea'bility
 
n
 
'damager
 
n
 
'damaging
 
adj
 
'damagingly
 
adv

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damage
late 13c., from O.Fr. damage "loss caused by injury," from dam "damage," from L. damnum "loss, hurt, damage."
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