What is damage?

  • (noun): The occurrence of a change for the worse.
    Synonyms: harm, impairment
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on damage:

Volunteer State Community College - April 7, 2006 Tornado
... The Hal Reed Ramer Administration Building received major damage, including damage to the office of the President ... Noble Caudill Hall suffered perhaps the worst damage, as much of the second floor on the south side of the building collapsed, and a large section of roofing above WVCP radio and the Wemyss Auditorium was ripped off ... all, eleven classrooms had to be relocated due to damage and 72 faculty and staff offices were moved ...
National Museum Of Australia - Architecture - Hail Storm Damage
... A severe thunderstorm hit Canberra on the afternoon of 29 December 2006 and caused roof damage to the administration section of the Museum ... The damage exposed power cables and left two centimetres of water on the floor ... The damage was expected to cost at least A$500,000 to repair ...
Frontal Lobe - Damage
... discuss in a review of many studies how damage to the frontal lobe can occur in an assortment of ways and result in many different consequences ... ischemic attacks (TIAs) and/or strokes are common causes of frontal lobe damage in older adults (ages 65 and older) ... Common effects of damage to the frontal lobe are varied ...
Damage - Entertainment - Music
... Damage (band), a New York hardcore band, active 1983–1988 Damage (British band), a British R B boy band "Damage" (The Cooper Temple Clause song), 2006 "Damage" (You Am I song), 2000 "Damage" (Tiefschwarz ...
Watts Towers - After Rodia - Damage
... The structures suffered minor damage in the Northridge earthquake in 1994, after which they were repaired and reopened in 2001 ... There is also damage from random acts of vandalism ...

More definitions of "damage":

  • (noun): The amount of money needed to purchase something.
    Example: "How much is the damage?"
    Synonyms: price, terms
  • (verb): Inflict damage upon.
    Example: "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
  • (noun): A legal injury is any damage resulting from a violation of a legal right.
    Synonyms: wrong, legal injury
  • (noun): The act of damaging something or someone.
    Synonyms: harm, hurt, scathe

Famous quotes containing the word damage:

    Instead of asking—”How much damage will the work in question bring about?” why not ask—”How much good? How much joy?”
    Henry Miller (1891–1980)

    For most Northerners, Texas is the home of real men. The cowboys, the rednecks, the outspoken self-made right-wing millionaires strike us as either the best or worst examples of American manliness.... The ideal is not an illusion nor is it contemptible, no matter what damage it may have done. Many people who scorn it in conversation want to submit to it in bed. Those who believe machismo reeks of violence alone choose to forget it once stood for honor as well.
    Edmund White (b. 1940)

    Technological innovation has done great damage ... to eating habits. Food is now available in such unpleasant forms that one frequently finds smoking between courses to be an aid to digestion.
    Fran Lebowitz (b. 1950)