cost

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kɔst, kɑst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kôst, kost)

Inflections of 'cost' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
costs
v 3rd person singular
costing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
costed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Senses relating to estimating or determining cost only)
cost
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (All other usages)
costed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Senses relating to estimating or determining cost only)
cost
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (All other usages)

cost
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: price
Synonyms:
price , damage (slang), expense , price tag, charge , surcharge , expenditure , value , amount payable, loss , tariff , fee
Sense: Noun: damage - often plural
Synonyms:
damage , harm , sacrifice , ruin , loss , expense , destruction , detriment, price to pay, toll
Sense: Verb: require in money
Synonyms:
sell for, be priced at, come to, be marked at, be worth, be valued at, amount to, mount up to, be sold for, go for, command a price of, set sb back, fetch , be a bargain at, run
Sense: Verb: require in sacrifice
Synonyms:
require , necessitate, obligate, take , take away, deprive sb of
Sense: Verb: put a price on
Synonyms:
price , value , budget , estimate the price of, estimate the cost of, put a price on

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