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Synonyms for cost

Synonyms for (noun) cost

Synonyms: cost, price, monetary value Definition: the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold) Usage: the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver; he puts a high price on his services; he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

Similar words: value Definition: the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable Usage: the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

Synonyms: toll, cost, price Definition: value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something Usage: the cost in human life was enormous; the price of success is hard work; what price glory?

Similar words: value Definition: the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable Usage: the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

Synonyms: cost Definition: the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor

Similar words: spending, outgo, outlay, expenditure Definition: money paid out; an amount spent

Synonyms for (verb) cost

Synonyms: cost Definition: require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice Usage: This mistake cost him his job

Similar words: take, necessitate, need, ask, require, postulate, call for, involve, demand Definition: require as useful, just, or proper Usage: It takes nerve to do what she did; success usually requires hard work; This job asks a lot of patience and skill; This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice; This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert; This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent

Synonyms: be, cost Definition: be priced at Usage: These shoes cost $100

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer