verb (used with object), dam·aged, dam·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), dam·aged, dam·ag·ing.
Origin of damage
Examples from the Web for damages
Constand claimed that the accusation was patently false, and demanded $150,000 in damages from the tabloid and attorney.How Bill Cosby Allegedly Silenced His Accusers Through A Tabloid Smear Campaign|Marlow Stern|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He sought $550,000 in damages, and du Pont vehemently denied the charges.
They could not sue for emotional distress, damages for which can only be won in a wrongful life suit.
The paper apologized and forked over an undisclosed sum in “damages.”Hollywood vs. The Daily Mail: George Clooney and Angelina Jolie Take On The UK's Leanest, Meanest Gossip Machine|Lizzie Crocker, Lloyd Grove|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is seeking “more than $25,000” in damages, as well as a promise that this type of exposure would not happen again.
We find for the plaintiff, with damages three thousand pounds.Hard Cash|Charles Reade
The defendant's counsel, abandoning all idea of justification, pleaded only for a mitigation of damages.The Land of the Miamis|Elmore Barce
The women and children toiled equally with the men in repairing the damages in the works.History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain|William H. Prescott
We had notified the mayor, in case of anything happening to our property, that we should hold the city responsible for damages.
And now she threatens to sue me for damages; there's gratitude for you.The Brain|Alexander Blade
British Dictionary definitions for damages (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for damages (2 of 2)
Word Origin for damage
Idioms and Phrases with damages
In addition to the idioms beginning with damage
- damage control
- damaged goods
- do one wrong (damage)
- the damage