cost


cost
cost n
1: the amount or equivalent paid or charged for something
2 pl: expenses incurred in litigation; esp: those given by the law or the court to the prevailing party against the losing party

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

cost
I (expenses) noun business expense, charge, disbursement, expenditure, legal expense, money expended, obligation incurred, outgo, outlay, overhead, payment, running expense associated concepts: awarding costs, bill of costs, costs and disbursements II (penalty) noun amercement, bereavement, damage, damages, fine, forfeiture, harm, impairment, injury, loss, penal retribution, penalization, penance, privation, punishment, sacrifice, unfortunate consequence associated concepts: court costs, treble costs III (price) noun appraisal, asking price, assessment, carrying charge, charge, consideration, expensiveness, face value, high worth, impensa, mark up, marked price, purchase price, quotation, quoted price, reckoning, sum asked for, valuation, value associated concepts: accrued costs, actual cost, all costs, cost basis, cost of administration, cost of doing business, cost of materials, cost of repair, cost of replacement, cost-plus contract, costs and expenses, costs of suit, disbursements, fixed costs, full costs, legal costs, legitimate cost, marginal cost, operating costs, sheriffs costs, total cost, wholesale cost IV index bill (invoice), detriment, expenditure, fee (charge), forfeiture (thing forfeited), loss, maintenance (upkeep), outlay, overhead, penalty, price, rate, rent, toll (effect), value, worth

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


cost
n.
The price; the amount that must be paid for something.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • Cost — (k[o^]st; 115), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cost}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Costing}.] [OF. coster, couster, F. co[^u]ter, fr. L. constare to stand at, to cost; con + stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Constant}.] 1. To require to be given, expended, or laid …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • COST — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Programa Internacional de Cooperación Europea en el Campo de la Investigación Científica y Técnica (COST). (European COoperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research) El COST fue creado en 1971… …   Wikipedia Español

  • cost — [kôst, käst] vt. cost, costing [ME costen < OFr coster < ML costare < L constare, to stand together, stand at, cost < com , together + stare, to STAND] 1. a) to be obtained or obtainable for (a certain price); be priced at b) to cause …   English World dictionary

  • cost — ► VERB (past and past part. cost) 1) require the payment of (a specified sum) in order to be bought or obtained. 2) involve the loss of: his heroism cost him his life. 3) (past and past part. costed) estimate the cost of. ► NOUN 1) an amount …   English terms dictionary

  • Cost — Cost, n. [OF. cost, F. co[^u]t. See {Cost}, v. t. ] 1. The amount paid, charged, or engaged to be paid, for anything bought or taken in barter; charge; expense; hence, whatever, as labor, self denial, suffering, etc., is requisite to secure… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cost — cost; cost·ful; cost·less; cost·li·ness; cost·ly; cost·mary; pen·te·cost; ac·cost; …   English syllables

  • COST — Logo der Europäischen Wissenschaftsstiftung (ESF) COST Log …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cost — [n1] expense; price paid amount, arm and a leg*, bad news*, bite*, bottom dollar*, bottom line*, charge, damage*, disbursement, dues, expenditure, figure, line, nick*, nut*, outlay, payment, price, price tag, rate, score*, setback*, squeeze*, tab …   New thesaurus

  • còst — cost, couest m. , còsta costo, couesto f. coût; dépense; frais. A tot còst : à tout prix. A còst de : sous peine de, au prix de …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • Cost — (k[o^]st; 115), n. [L. costa rib. See {Coast}.] 1. A rib; a side; a region or coast. [Obs.] Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] Betwixt the costs of a ship. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) See {Cottise}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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