cost


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Synonyms for cost

sell at

Synonyms

  • sell at
  • come to
  • set (someone) back
  • be priced at
  • command a price of

lose

Synonyms

  • lose
  • deprive of
  • cheat of

at all costs

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Synonyms for cost

an amount paid or to be paid for a purchase

something expended to obtain a benefit or desired result

a loss sustained in the accomplishment of or as the result of something

to require a specified price

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Synonyms for cost

the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)

value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something

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Related Words

be priced at

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require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice

References in classic literature ?
This I succeeded in doing to such an extent that I was soon informed that I would be allowed the full cost of my board in return for my work.
The State obtains products at a higher cost than those of commerce, produces them more slowly, and loses its tax upon the industry, the maintenance of which it, in turn, reduces.
Thus it was that about this period in their lives she resolved to take the making of her husband's fortune on herself; to thrust him at any cost into a higher sphere, and to hide from him the secret springs of her machinations.
A galley-slave costs nearly as much, and does less.
By thus reducing the ministers to three heads he suppressed departments which had come to be useless, together with the enormous costs of their maintenance in Paris.
Individual fortunes are usually revealed in France by rentals, by the number of servants, horses, carriages, and luxuries, the costs of which are all to the interest of the public treasury.
I do not mean to insist here on the disadvantage of hiring compared with owning, but it is evident that the savage owns his shelter because it costs so little, while the civilized man hires his commonly because he cannot afford to own it; nor can he, in the long run, any better afford to hire.
If it is asserted that civilization is a real advance in the condition of man -- and I think that it is, though only the wise improve their advantages -- it must be shown that it has produced better dwellings without making them more costly; and the cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
You gave them a COGNOVIT for the amount of your costs, after the trial, I'm told
Dodson and Fogg,' replied the man; 'execution on COGNOVIT for costs.
Money spent every month, thought to be the cost of doing business, can be saved and a portion of the savings used to buy new equipment," he says.
Cost segregation allows property owners to qualify for substantial state and federal tax savings when real estate holdings qualify for accelerated depreciation, meaning larger tax deductions over a shorter period.
At first blush, it might seem odd to look for guidance on the subject of cost shifting for nonparties (and especially cost shifting of attorney time) in Zubulake.
179D for the cost of major energy-saving improvements.
FEI staff was satisfied that their earlier cost estimates were on target.