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  2  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  damages 
  n  :  a  sum  of  money  paid  in  compensation  for  loss  or  injury  [syn: 
  {amends},  {indemnity},  {indemnification},  {restitution}, 
  {redress}] 




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