causing or capable of causing damages; harmful; injurious.
injury or harm that reduces value or usefulness:
The storm did considerable damage to the crops.
damages, Law. the estimated money equivalent for detriment or injury sustained.
Often, damages. Informal. cost; expense; charge:
What are the damages for the lubrication job on my car?
verb (used with object), damaged, damaging.
to cause damage to; injure or harm; reduce the value or usefulness of:
He damaged the saw on a nail.
verb (used without object), damaged, damaging.
to become damaged:
Soft wood damages easily.
injury or harm impairing the function or condition of a person or thing
loss of something desirable
(informal) cost; expense (esp in the phrase what’s the damage?)
(transitive) to cause damage to
(intransitive) to suffer damage
In addition to the idioms beginning with damage
noun 1. a reversible fabric of linen, silk, cotton, or wool, woven with patterns. 2. napery of this material. 3. Metallurgy. Also called damask steel. Damascus steel. the pattern or wavy appearance peculiar to the surface of such steel. 4. the pink color of the damask rose. adjective 5. made of or resembling damask: damask […]
verb (used with object), damnified, damnifying. Law. 1. to cause loss or damage to. verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (law) to cause loss or damage to (a person); injure
adjective 1. not damped or dampened; undiminished, as in energy, vigor, etc.: undamped spirits. 2. Physics. (of an oscillation) having constant or increasing amplitude. adjective 1. (of an oscillating system) having unrestricted motion; not damped 2. not repressed, discouraged, or subdued; undiminished
verb (used with object) 1. to make damp; moisten: to dampen a sponge. 2. to dull or deaden; depress: to dampen one’s spirits. 3. damp (def 10). verb (used without object) 4. to become damp. verb 1. to make or become damp 2. (transitive) to stifle; deaden