[ US /ˈdæmədʒ, ˈdæmɪdʒ/ ]
[ UK /dˈæmɪd‍ʒ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of damaging something or someone
  2. 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?
  3. loss of military equipment
  4. the occurrence of a change for the worse
  5. any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
VERB
  1. suffer or be susceptible to damage
    These fine china cups damage easily
  2. inflict damage upon
    The snow damaged the roof
    She damaged the car when she hit the tree
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How To Use damage In A Sentence

  • Economists say the ecosystem is basically healthy; ecologists worry it may, be on the verge of being irreparably damaged.
  • A second problem is damage caused by the buildup of excessive electrical charges in the plate from the unwanted ions.
  • The extended period of damage was probably brought on by the cool/wet growing conditions.
  • They estimate the cost of repairing the damaged roads at £1 million.
  • For a diagnosis of brain stem death irremediable structural brain damage should be present.
  • The fix will be quick but the damage will be long-lasting. Times, Sunday Times
  • They inflicted severe psychological damage on their opponents.
  • Impacts may create undetectable cracks that, because of the continuous loads, could result in structural damage.
  • These have damaged an already poorly performing economy. The Sun
  • Even if the knock is not severe enough to cause the skull to fracture, the brain bangs against the skull and can be damaged.
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