Definition for Cost (-s)

cost (-s), v. [OFr < L. constāre, stand together, stand firm, abide, be settled or fixed, stand at a price.] (webplay: loss, paid, price, take, taken).

  1. Be bought; be valued at; be maintained at a certain price; necessitate an expenditure; be acquired with a sacrifice; come into one's possession at a price.
  2. Require of; necessitate sacrifice of.

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