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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Damage  \Dam"age\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Damages};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Damaging}.]  [Cf.  OF  damagier  domagier  See  {Damage},  n.] 
  To  ocassion  damage  to  the  soudness,  goodness,  or  value  of  to 
  hurt;  to  injure;  to  impair. 
 
  He  .  .  .  came  up  to  the  English  admiral  and  gave  him  a 
  broadside,  with  which  he  killed  many  of  his  men  and 
  damaged  the  ship.  --Clarendon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Damage  \Dam"age\,  n.  [OF.  damage,  domage,  F.  dommage,  fr 
  assumed  LL  damnaticum  from  L.  damnum  damage.  See  {Damn}.] 
  1.  Injury  or  harm  to  person,  property,  or  reputation;  an 
  inflicted  loss  of  value;  detriment;  hurt;  mischief. 
 
  He  that  sendeth  a  message  by  the  hand  of  a  fool 
  cutteth  off  the  feet  and  drinketh  damage.  --Prov. 
  xxvi.  6. 
 
  Great  errors  and  absurdities  many  commit  for  want  of 
  a  friend  to  tell  them  of  them  to  the  great  damage 
  both  of  their  fame  and  fortune.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  pl  (Law)  The  estimated  reparation  in  money  for  detriment 
  or  injury  sustained;  a  compensation,  recompense,  or 
  satisfaction  to  one  party,  for  a  wrong  or  injury  actually 
  done  to  him  by  another. 
 
  Note:  In  common-law  action  the  jury  are  the  proper  judges  of 
  damages. 
 
  {Consequential  damage}.  See  under  {Consequential}. 
 
  {Exemplary  damages}  (Law),  damages  imposed  by  way  of  example 
  to  others 
 
  {Nominal  damages}  (Law),  those  given  for  a  violation  of  a 
  right  where  no  actual  loss  has  accrued. 
 
  {Vindictive  damages},  those  given  specially  for  the 
  punishment  of  the  wrongdoer. 
 
  Syn:  Mischief;  injury;  harm;  hurt;  detriment;  evil;  ill.  See 
  {Mischief}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Damage  \Dam"age\,  v.  i. 
  To  receive  damage  or  harm;  to  be  injured  or  impaired  in 
  soudness  or  value;  as  some  colors  in  ?oth  damage  in 
  sunlight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  damage 
  n  1:  the  occurrence  of  a  change  for  the  worse  [syn:  {harm},  {impairment}] 
  2:  loss  of  military  equipment  [syn:  {equipment  casualty}] 
  3:  the  act  of  damaging  something  or  someone  [syn:  {harm},  {hurt}, 
  {scathe}] 
  4:  the  amount  of  money  needed  to  purchase  something  "the  price 
  of  gasoline";  "he  got  his  new  car  on  excellent  terms"; 
  "how  much  is  the  damage?"  [syn:  {price},  {terms}] 
  5:  a  legal  injury  is  any  damage  resulting  from  a  violation  of  a 
  legal  right  [syn:  {wrong},  {legal  injury}] 
  v  :  inflict  damage  upon  "The  snow  damaged  the  roof";  "She 
  damaged  the  car  when  she  hit  the  tree" 




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