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costlier, comparative; costliest, superlative;
  1. Costing a lot; expensive
    • - major problems requiring costly repairs
  2. Causing suffering, loss, or disadvantage
    • - the government's biggest and most costly mistake

  1. dearly-won: entailing great loss or sacrifice; "a dearly-won victory"
  2. having a high price; "costly jewelry"; "high-priced merchandise"; "much too dear for my pocketbook"; "a pricey restaurant"
  3. (cost) be priced at; "These shoes cost $100"
  4. (cost) the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  5. (cost) monetary value: the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); "the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"
  6. (cost) require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice; "This mistake cost him his job"
  7. Costly is a Honduran surname, and may refer to: * Anthony Costly (born 1954), Honduran footballer * Carlo Costly (born 1982), Honduran footballer
  8. (Cost) In business, retail, and accounting, a cost is the value of money that has been used up to produce something, and hence is not available for use anymore. In economics, a cost is an alternative that is given up as a result of a decision. ...
  9. (Costs (English law)) In civil litigation in England and Wales, and in other Commonwealth jurisdictions, after judgment has been given, the judge has the power to order who will pay the attorney's fees and other disbursements of the parties. ...
  10. (The Cost) The Cost is the sixth studio album by The Frames, released in Ireland on Plateau Records on September 22, 2006. The album was released worldwide on ANTI- on February 20, 2007. The album exhibits a sound more like that of For the Birds than their more recent album Burn the Maps. ...
  11. (The Cost (band)) The Cost was a San Francisco Bay Area band active between 1999 and 2003. They released an EP on New Disorder Records, a split 7" with Canadian punk band d.b.s., an album on Lookout! Records, and were featured on several compilations over the years. ...
  12. (The Cost (The Wire)) "The Cost" is the tenth episode of the first season of the HBO original series, The Wire. The episode was written by David Simon from a story by David Simon & Ed Burns and was directed by Brad Anderson. It originally aired on August 11, 2002.
  13. Of high cost; expensive
  14. (cost) Amount of money, time, etc. that is required or used; A negative consequence or loss that occurs or is required to occur; To incur a charge, a price; To cause something to be lost; To calculate or estimate a value
  15. (costliness) The characteristic of being costly
  16. (Cost) The amount paid to acquire resources, such as plant and equipment, fuel, or labor services.
  17. (cost) The price paid for a numismatic item.
  18. (Cost) Total dollar expenditure for any asset. This includes labor, materials, legal services, architectural design, financing, taxes during construction, interest, contractor's overhead and profit and entrepreneurial overhead and profit. ...
  19. (Cost) Resources sacrificed to achieve a specific objective.
  20. (Cost) Web hosting plans are referred as affordable web hosting, budget hosting and cheap web hosting. Cost of web hosting is the first thing that many small site owners are looking for. Affordable web hosting, budget hosting or cheap web hosting plan often cost less than $5 per month.
  21. (Cost) The value of the resources used to produce a program, provide a service, or achieve an objective.
  22. (Cost) The total amount of money spent on advertising activity over a given period of time.
  23. (Cost) Amount of expenditure, actual or notional, attributable to a specific activity, service or business unit. ...
  24. (Cost) A monetary measure of the amount of resources used for some purpose.
  25. The cost represents the actual cost of the person. In SMT the cost is calculated by applying an Overhead Factor to the salary of a person. This overhead factor is supplied by the CERN finance department.