What is another word for damage?

Synonyms for damage
ˈdæm ɪdʒdam·age

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term damage.

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. damage

    Abuse covers all unreasonable or improper use or treatment by word or act. A tenant does not abuse rented property by "reasonable wear," though that may damage the property and injure its sale; he may abuse it by needless defacement or neglect. It is possible to abuse a man without harming him, as when the criminal vituperates the judge; or to harm a man without abusing him, as when the witness tells the truth about the criminal. Defame, malign, rail at, revile, slander, vilify, and vituperate are used always in a bad sense. One may be justly reproached. To impose on or to victimize one is to injure him by abusing his confidence. To persecute one is to ill-treat him for opinion's sake, commonly for religious belief; to oppress is generally for political or pecuniary motives. "Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy," Deut. xxiv, 14. Misemploy, misuse, and pervert are commonly applied to objects rather than to persons. A dissolute youth misemploys his time, misuses his money and opportunities, harms his associates, perverts his talents, wrongs his parents, ruins himself, abuses every good gift of God.

    Synonyms:
    abuse, aggrieve, defame, defile, disparage, harm, ill-treat, ill-use, impose on, impose upon, injure, malign, maltreat, misemploy, misuse, molest, oppress, persecute, pervert, prostitute, rail at, ravish, reproach, revile, ruin, slander, victimize, vilify, violate, vituperate, wrong

    Antonyms:
    applaud, benefit, care for, cherish, conserve, consider, eulogize, extol, favor, laud, panegyrize, praise, protect, regard, respect, shield, sustain, tend, uphold, vindicate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. damage

    Synonyms:
    injury, hurt, loss, mischief, detriment, impairment

    Antonyms:
    compensation, recovery, reinstatement, advantage, benefit, reparation, blessing, damnable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. damage, harm, impairmentnoun

    the occurrence of a change for the worse

    Synonyms:
    equipment casualty, hurt, scathe, terms, price, legal injury, injury, disability, handicap, constipation, wrong, harm, deadening, deterioration, disablement, impairment, trauma, stultification

  2. damage, equipment casualtynoun

    loss of military equipment

    Synonyms:
    hurt, price, harm, terms, legal injury, impairment, wrong, equipment casualty, scathe

  3. damage, harm, hurt, scathenoun

    the act of damaging something or someone

    Synonyms:
    hurt, suffering, injury, distress, detriment, price, harm, terms, legal injury, impairment, wrong, trauma, equipment casualty, scathe

  4. price, terms, damagenoun

    the amount of money needed to purchase something

    "the price of gasoline"; "he got his new car on excellent terms"; "how much is the damage?"

    Synonyms:
    hurt, cost, price, harm, toll, terms, legal injury, monetary value, impairment, footing, equipment casualty, scathe, wrong

  5. wrong, legal injury, damageverb

    any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

    Synonyms:
    legal injury, hurt, price, harm, terms, wrongfulness, impairment, wrong, equipment casualty, scathe

  6. damageverb

    inflict damage upon

    "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"

  7. damageverb

    suffer or be susceptible to damage

    "These fine china cups damage easily"

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. damagenoun

    Synonyms:
    injury, harm, hurt, detriment, mischief, loss

  2. damageverb

    Synonyms:
    injure, impair, hurt, harm, mar

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. damagenoun

    Synonyms:
    injury, detriment, impairment, defacement, harm, hurt, mischief

  2. damageverb

    Synonyms:
    injure, hurt, harm, despoil, scathe, deface, impair, disfigure, damnify

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Damage":

    Máriusz Bari

How to pronounce damage?

How to say damage in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#101price
#229terms
#489cost
#972loss
#1673wrong
#2225abuse
#2266damage
#2620injury
#2759toll
#3459disability
#4142injuries
#4950damages
#5093hurt
#5264destruction
#5907suffering
#6159harm
#6259damaged
#8184shame
#9538trauma
#10456prejudice
#10997impairment
#11185degradation
#12669distress
#12746violate
#12951handicap
#14038misuse
#14164ruin
#14886pity
#17827undermine
#18311deterioration
#19402havoc
#22159lesion
#22866constipation
#24076devastation
#24690mischief
#24722footing
#25560impair
#26077sabotage
#28024prostitute
#30803detriment
#33274slander
#34306injure
#34734pervert
#35532jeopardize
#41411danni
#42903reproach
#65039persecute
#66795oppress
#71523disablement
#72172malign
#73765defame
#78097defile
#84156disparage
#85386molest
#107606deadening
#141077vilify
#148587revile
#151654ravish
#164852victimize
#283903wrongfulness
#317019maltreat

How to use damage in a sentence?

  1. Terrell Suggs:

    Those guys gets a lot of sponsors. A lot of those guys are good-looking guys, we don’t want to damage them too much. It’s the most valuable position on the field. You got to protect them. If we have anybody to blame, it’s our own [general manager] Ozzie Newsome. He’s on the competition committee. He helps put the rules in.

  2. Bob Corker:

    We're trying to figure out what would be an appropriate way to push back, you know the president can do more damage in 15 minutes at a press conference than we can undo in six months of passing resolutions.

  3. Ken Graham:

    You get those kinds of winds,( and) it's catastrophic damage to the trees' structure.

  4. Vanessa Ogle:

    I flipped it off because the rotor blades were uncovered and it wasn't something I wanted on my hand, they later claimed that caused the damage which led to the accident.

  5. Julia Jackson:

    As I was riding through here, this city, I noticed a lot of damage and it doesnt reflect my son, so Im really asking, and encouraging everyone in Wisconsin and abroad to take a moment and examine your heart. As I pray for my sons healing ... I also have been praying even before this for the healing of our country.

Images & Illustrations of damage

  1. damage
    damage
    damage
    damage
    damage

Translations for damage

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for damage »

Translation

Find a translation for the damage synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"damage." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 18 Sep. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/damage>.

Discuss these damage synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for damage?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. ulterior
    • B. surface
    • C. overt
    • D. overhead

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for damage: