English noun: cost
|1.||cost (possession) the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor|
|Broader (hypernym)||expenditure, outgo, outlay, spending|
|Narrower (hyponym)||borrowing cost, capital expenditure, charge, cost of living, cost overrun, damage, disbursal, disbursement, distribution cost, expense, handling charge, handling cost, marketing cost, opportunity cost, payment, physical value, portage, price, price, production cost, ransom, ransom money, replacement cost, reproduction cost, terms, unit cost|
|2.||cost (attribute) the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)|
|Samples||The fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver.|
He puts a high price on his services.
He couldn't calculate the cost of the collection.
|Synonyms||monetary value, price|
|Narrower (hyponym)||assessment, average cost, differential cost, expensiveness, incremental cost, inexpensiveness, marginal cost|
|3.||cost (attribute) value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something|
|Samples||The cost in human life was enormous.|
The price of success is hard work.
What price glory?.
|Narrower (hyponym)||death toll|
English verb: cost
|1.||cost (stative) be priced at|
|Samples||These shoes cost $100.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody something
|Narrower (hyponym)||knock back, put back, set back|
|2.||cost (stative) require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice|
|Samples||This mistake cost him his job.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody something|
|Broader (hypernym)||ask, call for, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require, take|