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Definition of Damages

Damages
Damage Dam"age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Damages; p. pr. & vb. n. Damaging.] [Cf. OF. damagier, domagier. See Damage, n.] To ocassion damage to the soudness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair. He . . . came up to the English admiral and gave him a broadside, with which he killed many of his men and damaged the ship. --Clarendon.
Damage
Damage Dam"age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Damages; p. pr. & vb. n. Damaging.] [Cf. OF. damagier, domagier. See Damage, n.] To ocassion damage to the soudness, goodness, or value of; to hurt; to injure; to impair. He . . . came up to the English admiral and gave him a broadside, with which he killed many of his men and damaged the ship. --Clarendon.
Damage
Damage Dam"age, n. [OF. damage, domage, F. dommage, fr. assumed LL. damnaticum, from L. damnum damage. See Damn.] 1. Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief. He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet and drinketh damage. --Prov. xxvi. 6. Great errors and absurdities many commit for want of a friend to tell them of them, to the great damage both of their fame and fortune. --Bacon. 2. pl. (Law) The estimated reparation in money for detriment or injury sustained; a compensation, recompense, or satisfaction to one party, for a wrong or injury actually done to him by another. Note: In common-law action, the jury are the proper judges of damages. Consequential damage. See under Consequential. Exemplary damages (Law), damages imposed by way of example to others. Nominal damages (Law), those given for a violation of a right where no actual loss has accrued. Vindictive damages, those given specially for the punishment of the wrongdoer. Syn: Mischief; injury; harm; hurt; detriment; evil; ill. See Mischief.
Damage
Damage Dam"age, v. i. To receive damage or harm; to be injured or impaired in soudness or value; as. some colors in ?oth damage in sunlight.

Meaning of Damages from wikipedia

- At common law, damages are a remedy in the form of a monetary award to be paid to a claimant as compensation for loss or injury. To warrant the award...
- Punitive damages, or exemplary damages, are damages ****essed in order to punish the defendant for outrageous conduct and/or to reform or deter the defendant...
- Liquidated damages (also referred to as liquidated and ascertained damages) are damages whose amount the parties designate during the formation of a contract...
- Consequential damages, otherwise known as special damages, are damages that can be proven to have occurred because of the failure of one party to meet...
- Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by writing and production trio Daniel Zelman, Glenn Kessler, and Todd A. Kessler. It premiered...
- Treble damages, in United States law, is a term that indicates that a statute permits a court to triple the amount of the actual/compensatory damages to be...
- Reliance damages is the measure of compensation given to a person who suffered an economic harm for acting in reliance on a party who failed to fulfill...
- Incidental damages refers to the type of legal damages that are reasonably ****ociated with, or related to, actual damages. In American commercial law,...
- Expectation damages are damages recoverable from a breach of contract by the non-breaching party. An award of expectation damages protects the injured...
- Damages are the money paid or awarded to a claimant in a civil action. Damages may also refer to: Damages (TV series), a legal drama Damages (Jewish law)...
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