Synonyms of 'cost'
the amount of money, time, or energy required to obtain or produce somethingThe cost of a loaf of bread has increased five-fold.
a sharp increase in the price of petrol
What's the price on that one?
Buyers are usually prepared to spend about 1 per cent of their total worth on art.
She has refurbished the whole place at vast expense.
specially reduced rates
We can arrange this for a small charge.
It's hard to put a figure on the damage.
damage (informal), , ,
What's the damage for these tickets?
The government should reduce their expenditure on defence.
Once the initial outlay has been made they are reasonably cheap to operate.
suffering or sacrificea person who always looks after `number one', whatever the cost to others
His death is a great loss to us.
There have been many reports of minor damage to buildings.
The two other passengers escaped serious injury.
I am sorry for any hurt that it may have caused.
It would probably do the economy more harm than good.
They have not suffered any sacrifice of identity.
Unemployment can sometimes cause social deprivation.
He supported his partner's career to the detriment of his own.
to be obtained or obtainable in exchange forThe course is limited to 12 people and costs £50.
to involve the loss or sacrifice ofThe operation saved his life, but cost him his sight.
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in the sense of charge
a price charged for somethingWe can arrange this for a small charge.
in the sense of damage
costWhat's the damage for these tickets?
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