OFr; see cost, v.
- Price; expense; sacrifice; suffering.
cost [-s] v
OFr < L. constāre, stand together, stand firm, abide, be settled or fixed, stand at a price.
- Be bought; be valued at; be maintained at a certain price; necessitate an expenditure; be acquired with a sacrifice; come into one's possession at a price.
- Require of; necessitate sacrifice of.