- money allowed to a successful party in a lawsuit in compensation for legal expenses incurred, chargeable to the unsuccessful party.
- money due to a court or one of its officers for services in a cause.
verb (used with object), cost or, for 10, cost·ed;cost·ing.
verb (used without object), cost·ed or cost;cost·ing.
Verb Phrases past and past participle cost·ed or cost;present participle cost·ing.
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synonym study for cost
OTHER WORDS FROM costcostless, adjectivecost·less·ness, nounre·cost, verb (used with object), re·cost, re·cost·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for cost
Kanukollu said they have cut down on power consumption from the LED lights by 50% and reduced the cost of manufacturing by 60% per tube.
Now teams are international, talent is international, more and more companies are building remote first — although you’d seen that before given the costs of the Bay.With Goat Capital, Justin Kan and Robin Chan want to keep founding alongside the right teams|Eric Eldon|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
Still, that’s a fraction of the costs incurred by out-of-control wildfires.Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.|James Temple|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
To many people, these changes look like the necessary costs of progress.The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
While it’s tough to imagine that AMP will fade away completely within the next couple of years, AMP’s privacy issues combined with the cost of maintaining it might spell the end of it being a widely used practice.Google ranking factors to change search in 2021: Core Web Vitals, E-A-T, or AMP?|Aleh Barysevich|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Using standard methods, the cost of printing DNA could run upwards of a billion dollars or more, depending on the strand.
“The sensation these objects presented receded as their cost increased,” notes Rabinowitz.
But the F-35 has been plagued with massive delays and cost overruns—mostly due to design defects and software issues.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It cost several thousand dollars and a high-powered former district attorney to get the charges dropped.
And that realization comes at the cost of severe, public embarrassment for many, including the victim/proposed.
Mr. R. M. Watts was the architect, and the cost of erecting and equipping the building, exclusive of books, was 3234.The City of Auckland|John Barr
It might cost five hundred pounds to find him, it might cost five thousand.My Strangest Case|Guy Boothby
In short, he accumulated all the information he could by which the cost of logging might be estimated.The Blazed Trail|Stewart Edward White
The cost of building churches and supporting ministers would thus have been unnecessary, but God does not do things in that way.With the Children on Sunday|Sylvanus Stall
The cost of some headings in the new red sandstone which the writer recently inspected, varied from 30s.
British Dictionary definitions for cost
- the amount paid for a commodity by its sellerto sell at cost
- (as modifier)the cost price
verb costs, costing or cost
Derived forms of costcostless, adjective
Word Origin for cost
Idioms and Phrases with cost
see arm and a leg, cost an; at all costs; pretty penny, cost a.