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costs

noun
plural of cost

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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costs

verb
present tense third-person singular of cost

Synonyms of costs (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Costs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/costs. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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