Definition of Damage:

  1. Physical harm caused to something in such a way as to impair its value, usefulness, or normal function.

  2. Inflict physical harm on (something) so as to impair its value, usefulness, or normal function.

  3. A sum of money claimed or awarded in compensation for a loss or an injury.

  4. Harm or injury to a person, property, or system resulting in impairment or loss of function, usefulness, or value. Compare with damages.

Synonyms of Damage

Harm, Injury, Destruction, Vandalization, Vandalism, Compensation, Recompense, Restitution, Redress, Reparation, Reparations, Harm, Do damage to, Injure, Mar, Deface, Mutilate, Mangle, Impair, Blemish, Disfigure, Vandalize, Blight, Spoil, Defile, Desecrate, Abomination, Abuse, Afflict, Aggravate, Aggrieve, Amount, Atrocity, Bad, Bane, Bankruptcy, Befoul, Befoulment, Bereavement, Bewitch, Bill, Blemish, Blight, Breakage, Breakdown, Charge, Check, Collapse, Compensation, Condemn, Corrupt, Corruption, Cost, Crack-up, Crippling, Crucify, Crying evil, Curse, Damages, Dead loss, Debit, Deface, Defile, Defilement, Deleteriousness, Demolish, Denial, Denudation, Deprave, Deprivation, Despoil, Despoilment, Despoliation, Destroy, Destruction, Deteriorate, Deterioration, Detriment, Devastation, Dilapidate, Dilapidation, Disablement, Disadvantage, Disfigure, Dispossession, Disrepair, Disserve, Distress, Divestment, Do a mischief, Do evil, Do ill, Do wrong, Do wrong by, Doom, Drawback, Embitter, Encroachment, Endamage, Envenom, Evil, Exacerbate, Expenditure, Expense, Figure, Forfeit, Forfeiture, Get into trouble, Grievance, Handicap, Harass, Harm, Havoc, Hex, Hobbling, Hurt, Hurting, Ill, Ill-treat, Impair, Impairment, Incapacitation, Indemnity, Infect, Infection, Infringement, Injure, Injury, Inroad, Invoice, Irritate, Jinx, Liability, Loser, Losing, Losing streak, Loss, Loss of ground, Maiming, Make worse, Maltreat, Mar, Mayhem, Menace, Mischief, Mistreat, Misuse, Molest, Mutilate, Mutilation, Outrage, Perdition, Persecute, Play havoc with, Play hob with, Poison, Pollute, Pollution, Prejudice, Price, Price tag, Privation, Put back, Rate, Raze, Reparation, Robbery, Ruin, Ruination, Ruining, Ruinousness, Sabotage, Sacrifice, Savage, Scathe, Score, Sickening, Spoil, Spoiling, Spoliation, Step backward, Stripping, Tab, Taint, Taking away, Tarnish, The worst, Threaten, Torment, Torture, Total loss, Toxin, Venom, Vexation, Violate, Vitiate, Weaken, Weakening, Woe, Worsen, Wound, Wreak havoc on, Wreck, Wrecking, Wrong

How to use Damage in a sentence?

  1. She was awarded $284,000 in damages.
  2. You must be able to predict what damage may come from any decision you make and try to counter it.
  3. Bombing caused extensive damage to the town.
  4. I was trying to get on the freeway when all of a sudden this truck turns and smashes into the side of my car, causing excessive damage and nearly destroying the vehicle.
  5. The car was badly damaged in the accident.
  6. The damage inflicted on the warehouse because of the small fire was enough to cost us considerable amounts of time and money.

Meaning of Damage & Damage Definition