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    cost - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cost

    Definition
    (noun) the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor Definition
    (noun) the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    Synonyms : monetary value , price
    Example Sentence
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
    Definition
    (noun) value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    Synonyms : price , toll
    Example Sentence
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?
    Definition
    (verb) be priced at
    Synonyms : be
    Example Sentence
    • These shoes cost $100
    Definition
    (verb) require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice
    Example Sentence
    • This mistake cost him his job
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