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Definition 1: a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for damages in the sense of this definition

(damages is a kind of ...) something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)

(... is a kind of damages ) (law) redress awarded by a court

"was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?"

(... is a kind of damages ) (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated

(... is a kind of damages ) (law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract)

(... is a kind of damages ) (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)

(... is a kind of damages ) compensation for a wrong

"we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store"

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