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See definition of costs on Dictionary.com
  • nounexpense; price paid
  • nounpenalty, sacrifice
  • verbcommand a price of
  • verbharm; exact a penalty

synonyms for costs

  • amount
  • charge
  • damage
  • expenditure
  • figure
  • outlay
  • payment
  • price
  • price tag
  • rate
  • tariff
  • value
  • worth
  • bite
  • disbursement
  • dues
  • line
  • nick
  • nut
  • score
  • setback
  • squeeze
  • tab
  • ticket
  • toll
  • arm and a leg
  • bad news
  • bottom dollar
  • bottom line
  • top dollar
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antonyms for costs

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  • repayment
  • retribution
  • help
  • good
  • blessing
  • benefit
  • retribution
  • repayment
  • gain
  • assistance
  • health
  • aid
  • advantage
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    How to use costs in a sentence

    The amount of the taxed costs is one hundred and thirty-three, six, four, Mr. Perker.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    Consequently, such a man would cost your Majesty two-thirds less than the governor costs you.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
    If he can't handle them we've got a right to put on our own crew and drive them down—and charge back to him what it costs us.
    SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
    The quantity necessary for each horse per day costs about eightpence, and his maize as much more.
    JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
    A Natch often costs several thousand rupees, and is one of the most costly items in the expenditure of the rich.
    A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
    Puffin would write all the letters; and as for the lawsuits, you would win them, and the costs would not come out of your pocket.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Hence, rising costs of education have become a key matter at each recent session of the General Assembly.
    HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
    The score of this work seemed like a sin, for which he must make reparation at all costs.
    THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
    He gives a supper, and says to his guests: Let me recommend this to you; it is sent by Leander and costs me nothing but thanks.
    THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
    His grace introduced no new argument, but urged the house at all costs to resist reform in every shape.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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    WORDS RELATED TO COSTS

    • cost of livings
    • costs
    • damages
    • outlays
    • overheads
    • per diems
    • reparations
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