damages
damages damages n. (Law) a sum of money paid in compensation for an injury or wrong.

Syn: amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitution, redress. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • damages — I noun amends, compensation, costs, expenses, expiation, fine, indemnification, indemnity, injury, just compensation, legal costs, legal liability, loss, penalty, recompense, recovery, reimbursement, remuneration for injury suffered, reparation,… …   Law dictionary

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  • damages — [plural] ► LAW money that a person or organization is ordered by a court of law to pay to another person or organization because they are responsible for harming them in some way: »They want the rival company to withdraw the product and pay… …   Financial and business terms

  • damages — Cash compensation awarded by a Court to offset losses or suffering caused by another person s negligence or fault. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • damages — A pecuniary compensation or indemnity, which may be recovered in the courts by any person who has suffered loss, detriment, or injury, whether to his person, property, or rights, through the unlawful act or omission or negligence of another. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • damages — A pecuniary compensation or indemnity, which may be recovered in the courts by any person who has suffered loss, detriment, or injury, whether to his person, property, or rights, through the unlawful act or omission or negligence of another. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Damages — This article is about the law term. For the television series, see Damages (TV series). For other uses, see Damages (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • DAMAGES — Assessment In Jewish law, once the tortfeasor s liability for the damage has been established and he is ordered to compensate for the loss, the measure of damages requires determination. This is done by assessing the market price of the damaged… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • damages — ➡ legal system * * * In law, the money awarded to a party in a civil suit as reparation for the loss or injury for which another is liable. The theory of an award of damages in a personal injury or other tort case is that injured parties should… …   Universalium

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