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English noun: damage

1. damage (event) the occurrence of a change for the worse

Synonymsharm, impairment

Broader (hypernym)alteration, change, modification

Narrower (hyponym)deformation, detriment, distortion, hurt, ladder, ravel, run

2. damage (event) loss of military equipment

Synonymsequipment casualty

Broader (hypernym)casualty

Narrower (hyponym)battle damage, combat casualty, operational casualty, operational damage

Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

3. damage (act) the act of damaging something or someone

Synonymsharm, hurt, scathe

Broader (hypernym)change of integrity

Narrower (hyponym)burn, defacement, defloration, disfiguration, disfigurement, impairment, wound, wounding

4. damage (possession) the amount of money needed to purchase something

SamplesThe price of gasoline.
He got his new car on excellent terms.
How much is the damage?.

Synonymsprice, terms

Broader (hypernym)cost

Narrower (hyponym)asking price, bid price, cash price, closing price, factory price, highway robbery, purchase price, selling price, spot price, support level, valuation

5. damage (act) any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

Synonymslegal injury, wrong

Broader (hypernym)injury

English verb: damage

1. damage (change) inflict damage upon

SamplesThe snow damaged the roof.
She damaged the car when she hit the tree.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)afflict, bang up, bilge, blemish, break, bruise, burn, corrode, cut up, deflower, disturb, eat, eat away, erode, flaw, fret, frost, hurt, impair, impair, injure, mangle, mar, mutilate, rust, shatter, smash, smash up, smite, spoil, total, vitiate, wear away, whittle away, whittle down

2. damage (change) suffer or be susceptible to damage

SamplesThese fine china cups damage easily.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

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