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Meaning of DAMAGES

Pronunciation:  d'amujuz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
 

DAMAGES is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: amends, indemnification, indemnity, redress, restitution
 
 See Also: actual damages, atonement, compensation, compensatory damages, exemplary damages, expiation, general damages, nominal damages, punitive damages, relief, satisfaction, smart money

 

 

Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: Money awarded by a court to a person injured by the unlawful actor negligence of another person.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amends, amercement, atonement, blood money, compensation, consideration, distraint, distress, escheat, escheatment, fine, forfeit, forfeiture, guerdon, honorarium, indemnification, indemnity, meed, mulct, price, quittance, recompense, redress, remuneration, reparation, requital, requitement, restitution, retribution, return, reward, salvage, satisfaction, sconce, smart money, solatium, wergild
 

 

 

 

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