damage damage  /ˈdæ mədʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the occurrence of a change for the worse
  2. (n) loss of military equipment
  3. (n) the act of damaging something or someone
  4. (n) the amount of money needed to purchase something
  5. (n) any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
  6. (v) inflict damage upon
  7. (v) suffer or be susceptible to damage

Usage(s):

  1. For some, the damage has already been done.
  2. The space shuttle's camera and sensors have picked up potentially dangerous tile damage incurred during liftoff par for the course for NASA's troubled shuttle program.
  3. It's especially worrying because the most intense storms do the most damage by far several minor storms can equal the damage of a single severe hurricane.

News

  1. Wayne Street damage

    Damage done to a Marietta street by trucks delivering fill material to a construction site will be repaired by the company, city engineer Joe Tucker said Tuesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Marietta Times

  2. Fire causes heavy damage,no injuries at BHC home

    FIRE DAMAGE: Yellow police tape hangs on the gate near a home in the 1800 block of Diamond Drive, where a fire Sunday night caused an estimated $105,000 in damage.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Mohave Daily News

  3. Concussion Damage Looks Much Like Early Alzheimer's: Study

    Title: Concussion Damage Looks Much Like Early Alzheimer's: Study Category: Health News Created: 6/18/2013 10:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 19, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

Quotes

  1. When Obama said, "We will make BP pay for the damage their company has caused," it was the message Americans wanted to hear.
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Columbia Missourian

  2. "It's obvious that we have a group of people, not just in this country but around the world, who are prepared to inflict maximum damage on civilians," said Gordon Brown, British Prime Minister.
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: NDTV.com

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