Damages are the official amount of money awarded to the winner in a law suit. If you're hurt in a car accident that's another driver's fault, you may end up collecting damages.


a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

imp. & p. p.
of Damage


Usage Examples

In the U.S. alone, weather disasters caused $50 billion in economic damages in 2010.

In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay monetary damages to those who, of their own accord, consume too much of a legal, safe product.

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Other Usage Examples

According to the law of nature it is only fair that no one should become richer through damages and injuries suffered by another.

The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday.

Truth never damages a cause that is just.


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