Definition of COST

noun : COST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor ;

  • 2. (

    ) the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); "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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something; "the cost in human life was enormous"; "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?" ;

verb : COST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) be priced at; "These shoes cost $100" ;

  • 2. (

    ) require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice; "This mistake cost him his job" ;


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