Variant of damage
- injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value
- Law money claimed by, or ordered paid to, a person to compensate for injury or loss caused by the wrong of the opposite party or parties
- Informal cost or expense
Origin: Middle English ; from Old French ; from dam ; from Classical Latin damnum, loss, injury: see damn
- damageable adjective
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