damage

  • 1 Damage — may refer to: Contents 1 General concepts 1.1 Biology and medical 1.2 Law …

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  • 2 damage — dam·age 1 n [Old French, from dam injury, harm, from Latin damnum financial loss, fine] 1: loss or harm resulting from injury to person, property, or reputation 2 pl: the money awarded to a party in a civil suit as reparation for the loss or… …

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  • 3 damage — [ damaʒ ] n. m. • 1838; de damer ♦ Techn. Action de damer le sol; son résultat. Le damage de la neige, d une piste de ski. ● damage nom masculin Action de damer. ⇒DAMAGE, subst. masc. Action de tasser de la terre ou tout autre matériau,… …

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  • 4 Damage — ist der Titel einer Comicserie, die der US amerikanische Verlag DC Comics von 1994 bis 1996 veröffentlichte. Die Serie war eine Mischung aus Abenteuer und Science Fiction Comic und handelte von den Erlebnissen eines gleichnamigen jugendlichen… …

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  • 5 Damage — Dam age (d[a^]m [asl]j; 48), n. [OF. damage, domage, F. dommage, fr. assumed LL. damnaticum, from L. damnum damage. See {Damn}.] 1. Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Damage — Damage, Inc. Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Damage, inc.» Canción de Metallica álbum Master of Puppets Publicación 21 de febrero de 1986 …

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  • 7 damage — ► NOUN 1) physical harm reducing the value, operation, or usefulness of something. 2) (damages) financial compensation for a loss or injury. ► VERB ▪ cause damage to. ● what s the damage? Cf. ↑what s the damage? …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Damage — Dam age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Damaged} (d[a^]m [asl]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Damaging} (d[a^]m [asl]*j[i^]ng).] [Cf. OF. damagier, domagier. See {Damage}, n.] To occasion damage to the soundness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Damage — Dam age (d[a^]m [asl]j), v. i. To receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soundness or value; as, some colors in cloth damage in sunlight. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 damage — [n1] injury, loss accident, adulteration, adversity, affliction, bane, blemish, blow, breakage, bruise, casualty, catastrophe, cave in, contamination, corruption, debasement, depreciation, deprivation, destruction, deterioration, detriment,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 damage — [dam′ij] n. [ME < OFr < dam < L damnum, loss, injury: see DAMN] 1. injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value 2. [pl.] Law money claimed by, or ordered paid to, a person to compensate for injury or… …

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  • 12 damage — n harm, *injury, hurt, mischief Analogous words: impairment, marring (see corresponding verbs at INJURE): ruining, dilapidation, wrecking (see corresponding verbs at RUIN): detriment, deleteriousness (see corresponding adjectives at PERNICIOUS)… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 damage — ▪ I. damage dam‧age 1 [ˈdæmɪdʒ] noun 1. [uncountable] a bad effect on something that makes it weaker or less successful: damage to • The result of this policy will be severe damage to the British economy. 2. [uncountable] physical harm caused to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 damage — dam|age1 W2S2 [ˈdæmıdʒ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(physical harm)¦ 2¦(emotional harm)¦ 3¦(bad effect)¦ 4 damages 5 the damage is done 6 what s the damage? ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: dam damage , from Latin damnum; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 damage */*/*/ — I UK [ˈdæmɪdʒ] / US noun Get it right: damage: When damage means harm or injury it is an uncountable noun, and so: ▪  it is never used in the plural ▪  it never comes after a or a number Wrong: These toxins can cause damages to the lungs and… …

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  • 16 damage — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 harm/injury ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous, great, heavy, massive, serious, severe, significant, substantial, untold …

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  • 17 damage — I n. harm 1) to cause, do damage to; to inflict damage on 2) to suffer, sustain damage 3) to repair, undo damage 4) grave, great, extensive, irreparable, serious, severe; lasting, permanent; light, slight; widespread damage 5) fire; flood;… …

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  • 18 damage — dam|age1 [ dæmıdʒ ] noun *** 1. ) uncount physical harm caused to something so that it is broken, spoiled, or injured: Mr. Charlton surveyed the damage caused by the bulldozer. damage to: Damage to the building could take six months to repair. do …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 damage — 1 noun (U) 1 PHYSICAL HARM physical harm caused to something or someone (+ to): damage to property | serious/severe/extensive damage (=very bad damage): The earthquake caused extensive structural damage. | minor/superficial damage (=damage that… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 damage — [[t]dæ̱mɪʤ[/t]] ♦♦ damages, damaging, damaged 1) VERB To damage an object means to break it, spoil it physically, or stop it from working properly. [V n] He maliciously damaged a car with a baseball bat... [V n] Lemon juice has the potential to… …

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