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1 a payment made in the course of achieving a result
  • the newlyweds spared no cost in building the kitchen of their dreams

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2 the amount of money that is demanded as payment for something
  • we can't afford the cost of a house just yet, so we're renting an apartment

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3 the loss or penalty involved in achieving a goal
  • they won the war, but at a terrible cost in lives

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Synonyms of cost (Entry 2 of 2)

to have a price of
  • the raffle tickets cost a dollar each

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The first known use of cost was in the 14th century

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“Cost.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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