HyperDic: cost

English > 5 senses of the word cost:
NOUNpossessioncostthe total / total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
attributecost, monetary value, pricethe property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
attributecost, price, tollvalue measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
VERBstativecost, bebe priced at
stativecostrequire to lose, suffer, or sacrifice
cost > pronunciation
Soundskaa'st; kao'st
Rhymesglasnost
accost ... Pentecost: 12 rhymes with aost...
English > cost: 5 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe total / total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor.
Narrowerborrowing costThe cost of borrowing something
capital expenditureThe cost of long-term improvements
chargeThe price charged for some article or service
cost of livingaverage cost of basic necessities of life (as food and shelter and clothing)
cost overrunexcess of cost over budget
distribution costAny cost incurred by a producer or wholesaler or retailer or distributor / distributor (as for advertising and shipping etc)
expense, disbursal, disbursementAmounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
handling cost, handling chargeThe cost of handling (especially the cost of packaging and mailing an order)
marketing costThe cost of marketing (e.g., the cost of transferring title and moving goods to the customer)
opportunity costcost in terms of foregoing alternatives
paymentA sum of money paid or a claim discharged
portageThe cost of carrying or transporting / transporting
price, terms, damageThe amount of money needed to purchase something
pricecost of bribing someone
production costcombined costs of raw material and labor incurred in producing goods
ransom, ransom moneymoney demanded for the return of a captured person
replacement costcurrent cost of replacing a fixed asset with a new one of equal effectiveness
reproduction cost, physical valuecost of reproducing physical property minus various allowances (especially depreciation)
unit costcalculated cost for a given unit of a product
Broaderoutgo, spending, expenditure, outlaymoney paid out
Spanishcoste, costo
Catalancost
Verbscostbe priced at
English > cost: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold).
Example "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"
Synonymsmonetary value, price
NarrowerassessmentThe market value set on assets
average costtotal cost for all units bought (or produced) divided by the number of units
expensivenessThe quality of being high-priced
inexpensivenessThe quality of being affordable
marginal cost, incremental cost, differential costThe increase or decrease in costs as a result of one more or one less unit of output
BroadervalueThe quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
Spanishcosta, coste, costo, importe, precio, valor monetario
Catalancost, import, preu
Adjectivescostlyhaving a high price
Verbscostbe priced at
English > cost: 5 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningValue measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something.
Example"the cost in human life was enormous"
Synonymsprice, toll
Narrowerdeath tollThe number of deaths resulting from some particular cause such as an accident or a battle / battle or a natural disaster
BroadervalueThe quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
Spanishcoste, precio
Catalanpreu
Adjectivescostlyentailing great loss or sacrifice
Verbscostrequire to lose, suffer, or sacrifice
English > cost: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe priced at.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Something ----s something
Example"These shoes cost $100"
Synonymbe
Narrowerset back, knock back, put backcost a certain amount
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishcostar, valer
Catalancostar, valer
Nounscostthe property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
costthe total / total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
English > cost: 5 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningrequire to lose, suffer, or sacrifice.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something
Example"This mistake cost him his job"
Broadernecessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demandrequire as useful, just, or proper
Spanishcostar
Nounscostvalue measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something

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