What is Damage?
Damage definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
injury or harm that reduces value or usefulness: The storm did considerable damage to the crops.
damages, Law. the estimated money equivalent for detriment or injury sustained.
Often damages. Informal. cost; expense; charge: What are the damages for the lubrication job on my car?
verb (used with object), damA.aged, damA.agA.ing.
to cause damage to; injure or harm; reduce the value or usefulness of: He damaged the saw on a nail.
verb (used without object), damA.aged, damA.agA.ing.
to become damaged: Soft wood damages easily.