"damages" in the noun sense
1. damage, harm, impairment
the occurrence of a change for the worse
2. damage, equipment casualty
loss of military equipment
3. damage, harm, hurt, scathe
the act of damaging something or someone
4. price, terms, damage
the amount of money needed to purchase something
"the price of gasoline"
"he got his new car on excellent terms"
"how much is the damage?"
5. wrong, legal injury, damage
any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
"damages" in the verb sense
inflict damage upon
"The snow damaged the roof"
"She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
suffer or be susceptible to damage
"These fine china cups damage easily"
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