Definition for cost

noun as in expense; price paid

noun as in penalty, sacrifice

verb as in command a price of

verb as in harm; exact a penalty

Strongest matches

expect, hurt, lose, require

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Example Sentences

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.

Still, that’s a fraction of the costs incurred by out-of-control wildfires.

To many people, these changes look like the necessary costs of progress.

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.

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.

Like him, they identified the Airbus A320 as an airplane extremely well fitted to low cost airline operations in Asia.

Malaysian-based entrepreneur Tony Fernandes has turned AirAsia into the most successful low cost airline in southeast Asia.

But the F-35 has been plagued with massive delays and cost overruns—mostly due to design defects and software issues.

Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.

They feel that the system has few advantages to offer in return for the cost it entails upon them.

He became a doctor in two hours, and it only cost him twenty dollars to complete his education.

The estimated cost of the alterations is put at £16,000 including fittings.

A clock was put above the spot where the fountain stood, in April, 1852, which cost £60.


On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cost, such as: amount, charge, damage, expenditure, figure, and outlay.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.