Complete Definition of "cost"

English

rank|week|stone|tree|781|cost|value|cast|speaking

Etymology
From OF. coster (modern: coût).

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/kÉst/
a|US IPA|/kÉst/
audio|en-us-cost.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. Amount of money, time, etc. that is required or used.
  2. A negative consequence or loss that occurs or is required to occur.

Translations
trans-top|amount of money, time, etc.
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|è²»ç¨|è´¹ç¨ (fèiyòng), zh-ts|ææ¬|ææ¬ (chéngbÄn)
Czech: t-|cs|náklad|m
Finnish: t+|fi|hinta, t+|fi|kustannus
German: t+|de|Kosten|f|p
Hebrew: ×¢××ת ('alut) f
Italian: t+|it|costo|m, t+|it|spesa|f
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Japanese: è²»ç¨ (ã²ãã, hiyÅ)
Kurdish: KUchar|بÙâÙا, KUchar|Ùرخ
Novial: kosto
Portuguese: t-|pt|custo|m
Spanish: t+|es|costo|m
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trans-top|negative consequence or loss
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|代å¹|代价 (dàijìa)
Finnish: t+|fi|hinta
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German: t+|de|Verlust|m
Novial: kosto
Spanish: t+|es|costo|m
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ttbc|German: Kosten f pl
ttbc|Greek: κÏÏÏÎ¿Ï [ËkoÌstoÌs] n, έξοδο [ËeÌkÍ¡soÌËðoÌ] n, δαÏάνη [ðaËpani] f, Ïίμημα [ËtimiËma] n, ανÏίÏιμο [aË(n)ditiËmoÌ] n
ttbc|Indonesian: biaya, ongkos
ttbc|Portuguese: Custo
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Verb
en-verb|costs|costing|cost

  1. To incur a charge, a price.

Translations
trans-top|to incur a charge, a price
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|è±è²»|è±è´¹ (huÄfèi)
Dutch: t+|nl|kosten
Finnish: t+|fi|maksaa
French: t+|fr|coûter
German: t+|de|kosten
Indonesian: habis|menghabiskan biaya
Italian: t-|it|costare
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Greek: κοÏÏÎ¯Î¶Ï [koÌËstizoÌ] (means also "to cause damage or distress"), ÏÏοιÏÎ¯Î¶Ï [stiËçizoÌ] (means also "to inflict" and "to align"), ÏιμÏμαι [tiËmoÌmeÌ], ÎºÎ¬Î½Ï [ËkanoÌ] [colloquial (has a huge number of meanings, one of them is "to cost")]
Japanese: è²»ãã (ã¤ããã, tsuiyasu)
Spanish: t-|es|costar
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