seek damages

Definition of seek damages

law
:to ask a court to require someone who has treated one unfairly or hurt one in some way to pay money

Word by Word Definitions

seek play
  1. : to resort to : go to

  2. : to go in search of : look for

  3. : to try to discover

damage play damages
  1. : loss or harm resulting from injury to person, property, or reputation

  2. : compensation in money imposed by law for loss or injury

  3. : expense, cost

  1. : to cause damage (see 1damage 1) to


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