1 harm, injury, hurt, impairment, mutilation, destruction, devastation:
Fortunately, there was little damage from the storm.
2 expense, price, cost; bill, invoice, US check:
At the restaurant, the damage came to $50.
3 damages. compensation, reparation, indemnity:
We won the suit and were awarded damages of $10,000 for defamation of character.
4 harm, hurt, injure; wound; mutilate, disfigure, mar, deface; wreck, ruin, spoil, impair:
Although the car was badly damaged, the passengers escaped unharmed. Will this news damage your chances of a promotion?
be, prove | become
deeply, extremely, gravely, highly, immensely, profoundly, seriously, severely, very
This scandal could prove seriously damaging to the government.
| quite, rather | possibly, potentially | positively
These new measures will do nothing to raise school standards: they may be positively damaging.
| economically, environmentally, politically, psychologically
Building the proposed new road would be environmentally damaging.
Smoking is damaging to health.
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