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cost

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cost

  1. 1 a payment made in the course of achieving a result the newlyweds spared no cost in building the kitchen of their dreams Synonyms of cost charge, expense, disbursement, expenditure, outgo, outlayWords Related to cost overhead; outflow; pocket money, spending money; price, rate, tab, tariff, toll

  2. 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 Synonyms of cost ante, charge, price, damage, fee, figure, freight, price tagWords Related to cost 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

  3. 3 the loss or penalty involved in achieving a goal they won the war, but at a terrible cost in lives Synonyms of cost priceWords Related to cost expense, toll; damages, forfeit, forfeiture, mulct, sacrifice; ante, risk


cost

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cost

  1. to have a price of the raffle tickets cost a dollar each Synonyms of cost bring, fetch, go (for), run, sell (for) Words Related to cost list (for); amount (to), come (to), total; command, exact; ask, demand


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