Synonyms of cost


1. cost, outgo, spending, expenditure, outlay

usage: the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor

2. monetary value, price, cost, value

usage: the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); "the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"

3. price, cost, toll, value

usage: value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something; "the cost in human life was enormous"; "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"


1. cost, be, be

usage: be priced at; "These shoes cost $100"

2. cost, necessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demand

usage: require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice; "This mistake cost him his job"

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Definition and meaning of cost (Dictionary)