cost n

OFr; see cost, v.

  1. Price; expense; sacrifice; suffering.

cost [-s] v

OFr < L. constāre, stand together, stand firm, abide, be settled or fixed, stand at a price.

  1. 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.
  2. Require of; necessitate sacrifice of.