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Meaning of DAMAGES

Pronunciation:  d'amujuz

WordNet Dictionary
[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