Definitions For Cost


  • The property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
  • Value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
  • The total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • The price of something : the amount of money that is needed to pay for or buy something
  • An amount of money that must be spent regularly to pay for something (such as running a business or raising a family)
  • Something that is lost, damaged, or given up in order to achieve or get something


  • Require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice
  • Be priced at
  • To have (an amount of money) as a price
  • To cause (someone) to pay an amount of money
  • To cause (someone) to lose something

Is Cost a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Cost is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cost in a Sentence

  • She attends college at a cost of $15,000 a year.
  • The average cost of raising a family has increased dramatically.
  • We offer services at a fraction of the cost of other companies.
  • The trip will cost you about $100 each way.
  • The project will end up costing the government an estimated 3.5 billion dollars.
  • It will cost you a lot of money, but it'll be worth it.

Synonyms for Cost

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