Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cost

3 senses of cost

Sense 1
cost -- (the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor)
       => outgo, spending, expenditure, outlay -- (money paid out; an amount spent)

Sense 2
monetary value, price, cost -- (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")
       => value -- (the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable; "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world")

Sense 3
price, cost, toll -- (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?")
       => value -- (the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable; "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cost

2 senses of cost

Sense 1
cost, be -- (be priced at; "These shoes cost $100")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 2
cost -- (require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice; "This mistake cost him his job")
       => necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand -- (require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent")

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