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Cost Definition

(n.) A rib; a side; a region or coast.

(n.) See Cottise.

(imp. & p. p.) of Cost

(v. t.) To require to be given, expended, or laid out therefor, as in barter, purchase, acquisition, etc.; to cause the cost, expenditure, relinquishment, or loss of; as, the ticket cost a dollar; the effort cost his life.

(v. t.) To require to be borne or suffered; to cause.

(v. t.) The amount paid, charged, or engaged to be paid, for anything bought or taken in barter; charge; expense; hence, whatever, as labor, self-denial, suffering, etc., is requisite to secure benefit.

(v. t.) Loss of any kind; detriment; pain; suffering.

(v. t.) Expenses incurred in litigation.