Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: cost
Function: noun
Text: 1 a payment made in the course of achieving a result <they spared no cost in building the kitchen of their dreams> -- see EXPENSE
2 the amount of money that is demanded as payment for something <we can't afford the cost of a house just yet, so we're renting an apartment> -- see PRICE 1
3 the loss or penalty involved in achieving a goal <they won the war, but at a terrible cost in lives> -- see PRICE 2