Other Words for Damage

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

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.

More Words for Damage

Wreck / Ruin / Check

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

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