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damage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of damage

  1. 1 something that causes loss or pain <the collision did a great deal of damage to her car> Synonyms affliction, injury, detriment, harm, hurtRelated Words disservice, injustice, outrage, wrong; affront, dart, indignity, insult, offense (or offence); beating, crippling, mayhem, mutilation; defacement, disability, disablement, disfigurement, impairment; lesion; rupture, strain; abrasion, chafe, scrape, scratch; boo-boo, bruise, contusion, swelling, wound; bump, concussion; cut, gash, laceration; burn, scald, scar, scathe, searNear Antonyms healing, recovery; cure, fix, remedy

  2. 2 damages pl  a sum of money to be paid as a punishment <ordered by the court to pay $1000 in damages> Synonyms damages, forfeit, forfeiture, mulct, penaltyRelated Words reparations; assessment, award, compensation; indemnity

  3. 3 damages pl  payment to another for a loss or injury <the company was forced to pay millions in damages to the permanently disabled worker> Synonyms damages, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, reprisal(s), requital, restitution, satisfactionRelated Words punitive damage, solatium; amends, atonement, expiation; refund, reimbursement, repayment; adjustment, settlement; punishment, retaliation

  4. 4 the amount of money that is demanded as payment for something <he winced when he saw the damage after the family's shopping spree> Synonyms ante, charge, cost, price, fee, figure, freight, price tagRelated Words fair market value, market value, valuation, value; asking price, list price, sticker price; price point, rate, tariff, unit price; carrying charge, overcharge, service charge (also service fee), surcharge; deduction, discount, markdown, reduction, sale; deposit; down payment; account, bill, check, invoice, tab




damage

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of damage

  1. 1 to reduce the soundness, effectiveness, or perfection of <the explosion in the sewers damaged the entire city's water supply> Synonyms blemish, bloody, break, compromise, crab, cripple, cross (up), deface, disfigure, endamage, flaw, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mar, spoil, vitiate Related Words deteriorate, enervate, enfeeble, undermine, weaken; erode, scour, wash out, wear (away); blight, tarnish; dent, ding, dint; botch, gum (up), queer; lacerate, wound; disable, hamstring, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate, torment, torture; annihilate, bang up, bash, batter, clobber, crush, dash, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, do in, pulverize, raze, ruin, scourge, shatter, smash, tear down, total, waste, wipe out, wreck Near Antonyms cure, heal, help, rectify, rehabilitate, remedy; edit, remodel, revise; ameliorate, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate, perfect, refine Antonyms doctor, fix, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renovate, repair, revamp

  2. 2 to cause bodily damage to <his knee was badly damaged in the accident, and he walked with a limp for months> Synonyms injure, harm, hurt, woundRelated Words batter, bloody, blow out, bruise, contuse, cut, gash, gore, lacerate, scald, scar, scathe, strain, tear; crease, graze, nick; cripple, hamstring, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate; abuse, aggrieve, afflict, maltreat, torment, torture; lay up; blemish, impair, mar, scrape, spoilNear Antonyms cure, fix, heal, mend, remedy




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