Dam´age   Pronunciation: dăm´ãjd
n.1.Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief.
He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet and drinketh damage.
- Prov. xxvi. 6.
Great errors and absurdities many commit for want of a friend to tell them of them, to the great damage both of their fame and fortune.
- Bacon.
2.(Law) The estimated reparation in money for detriment or injury sustained; a compensation, recompense, or satisfaction to one party, for a wrong or injury actually done to him by another.
Consequential damage
See under Consequential.
Exemplary damages
(Law) damages imposed by way of example to others. Similar in purpose to vindictive damages, below.
Nominal damages
(Law) those given for a violation of a right where no actual loss has accrued.
vindictive damages
those given specially for the punishment of the wrongdoer.
v. t.1.To occasion damage to the soundness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair.
[imp. & p. p. Damaged (dăm"ãjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Damaging (dăm"ã*jĭng).]
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.
v. i.1.To receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soundness or value; as, some colors in cloth damage in sunlight.
Noun1.damage - the occurrence of a change for the worse
Synonyms: impairment, harm
2.damage - loss of military equipment
3.damage - the act of damaging something or someone
Synonyms: scathe, harm, hurt
4.Damagedamage - the amount of money needed to purchase something; "the price of gasoline"; "he got his new car on excellent terms"; "how much is the damage?"
Synonyms: price, terms
5.damage - a legal injury is any damage resulting from a violation of a legal right
Synonyms: legal injury, wrong
Verb1.damage - inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"

DAMAGE, torts. The loss caused by one person to another, or to his property, either with the design of injuring him, with negligence and carelessness, or by inevitable accident.
     2. He who has caused the damage is bound to repair it and, if he has done it maliciously, he may be. compelled to pay beyond the actual loss. When damage occurs by accident, without blame to anyone, the loss is borne by the owner of the thing injured; as, if a horse run away with his rider, without any fault of the latter, and injure the property of another person, the injury is the loss of the owner of the thing. When the damage happens by the act of God, or inevitable accident, as by tempest, earthquake or other natural cause, the loss must be borne by the owner. Vide Com. Dig. h.t.; Sayer on Damages.
     3. Pothier defines damage (dommiges et interets) to be the loss which some one has sustained, and the gain which he has failed of making. Obl. n. 159.

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Dalmatian iris
Dalmatian laburnum
Dalmatian pyrethrum
Dalton Trumbo
Dalton's law
Dalton's law of partial pressures
Dam plate
dam up
Dama dama
-- Damage --
damage control
Damage feasant
Damaged goods
Damages inadequate
Damages on bills of exchange
Damaliscus lunatus
Damaraland mole rat
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