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dam·age

damage

 
 
pronunciation:
dae mihj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: harm or injury that makes something less useful or valuable.
We paid for the damage we did to our neighbor's vegetable garden.
antonyms:
repair
similar words:
destruction, harm, hurt, injury, loss, wrong
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part of speech: verb
inflections: damages, damaging, damaged
definition: to harm or injure.
The movers damaged some furniture.Insects damaged the crops.
antonyms:
benefit, mend, repair
similar words:
break, cripple, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mutilate, punish, ruin, scratch, spoil, tear, wreck
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derivations: damageable (adj.), damaged (adj.), damaging (adj.), damager (n.)
Word Builder: damage +
  • damaged:
    having damage.