Other Words for Damage

Damage Noun Synonyms
harm, hurt, injure, wound, mutilate, disfigure, mar, deface, wreck, ruin, spoil, impair
Although the car was badly damaged, the passengers escaped unharmed. Will this news damage your chances of a promotion.

harm, injury, hurt, impairment, mutilation, destruction, devastation
Fortunately, there was little damage from the storm.

expense, price, cost, bill, invoice, check
At the restaurant, the damage came to $50.

More Words for Damage

Ruin / Check / Wreck

Nominal Damages

Business / Real Estate / Nominal Damages: Monetary damages of a token amount awarded for a wrongful act where no loss occurred. MORE

Liquidated Damages

Business / Debt / Liquidated Damages: A definite amount of damages, set forth in a contract, to be paid by the party breaching the contract. A pre-determined estimate of actual damages from a breach. MORE

Saffir-Simpson Damage-Potential Scale

Science / Weather / Saffir-Simpson Damage-Potential Scale: Developed in the early 1970s by Herbert Saffir, a consulting engineer, and Robert Simpson, then Director of the National Hurricane Center, it is a measure of hurricane intensity on a scale of 1 to 5. MORE

Punitive Damages

Business / Real Estate / Punitive Damages: Damages awarded to one party to punish another party for dishonest conduct. Meant to deter others from committing a similar offense. MORE

Exemplary Damages

Business / Real Estate / Exemplary Damages: Monetary damages that go beyond the actual compensatory damages. They are awarded to punish a wrongdoer for fraudulent, malicious and wrongful conduct. MORE

Actual Damages

Business / Real Estate / Actual Damages: Real, substantial and just damages, or the amount awarded to a complainant in compensation for his actual and real loss or injury. MORE