Definition of damages
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of damage.
damages (plural only)
- (law) The money paid or awarded to a claimant (in England), a pursuer (in Scotland) or a plaintiff (in the US) in a civil action.
In law, damages are money claimed by, or ordered to be paid to, a person as compensation for loss or injury Black's Law Dictionary.
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