(noun, verb)


1. the occurrence of a change for the worse

Similar word(s): harm, impairment

Definition categories: event, alteration, change, modification

2. loss of military equipment

Definition categories: event, casualty

3. the act of damaging something or someone

Similar word(s): harm, hurt, scathe

Definition categories: act

4. the amount of money needed to purchase something

- how much is the damage?

Similar word(s): price, terms

Definition categories: possession, cost

5. any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

Similar word(s): wrong

Definition categories: act, injury

Sentences with damage as a noun:

- The storm did a lot of damage to the area.

- "What's the damage?" he asked the waiter.


1. inflict damage upon

- The snow damaged the roof

- She damaged the car when she hit the tree

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

2. suffer or be susceptible to damage

- These fine china cups damage easily

Definition categories: change

Sentences with damage as a verb:

- Be careful not to damage any of the fragile items while unpacking them.