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cost

(Expenses), noun business expense, charge, expenditure, legal expense, money expended, obligation incurred, outgo, outlay, overhead, payment, running expense
Associated concepts: awarding costs, bill of costs, costs and disbursements

cost

(Penalty), noun amercement, bereavement, damages, fine, forfeiture, harm, impairment, injury, loss, penal retribution, penalization, penance, privation, punishment, sacrifice, unfortunate consequence
Associated concepts: court costs, treble costs

cost

(Price), noun appraisal, asking price, assessment, carrying charge, charge, consideration, expensiveness, face value, high worth, impensa, mark up, marked price, purrhase price, quotation, quoted price, reckoning, sum asked for, valuation, value
Associated concepts: accrued costs, actual cost, all costs, cost basis, cost of administration, cost of doing business, cost of materials, cost of repair, cost of replacement, cost-plus contract, costs and expenses, costs of suit, fixed costs, full costs, legal costs, legitimate cost, marginal cost, operating costs, sheriff's costs, total cost, wholesale cost
See also: bill, charge, detriment, expenditure, fee, forfeiture, invoice, loss, maintenance, outlay, overhead, penalty, price, rate, rent, toll, upkeep, value, worth
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In one of the most dramatic finishes for many years, Davis headed into a damp final stage without the advantage of four-wheel drive, knowing the slightest of errors would cost dearly.
It was their inability to overcome such setbacks that cost dearly.
Instead, the decision makers allowed the strictly limited personnel transport to advance into full production and fielding "as is"--and this oversight will cost dearly.
But Strachan admitted his side's failure to break down a resilient Dunfermline had cost dearly.
If you're refused finance, you can find out why, but don't be tempted to use disreputable lenders just because they'll take you -- it'll cost dearly in the long run.
It was scant reward for Rovers who had enjoyed copious amounts of pressure but the lack of a cutting edge up front cost dearly.
2) Fines levied by government agencies: As a number of nursing homes have learned, noncompliance with regulations related to cleanliness, safety and infection control can cost dearly.
Failure to do so can cost dearly, as those who took a good idea (for example, branch agents) and executed it poorly (for example, as a branch franchise set-up) have learned.