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Definition: To cost dear
Cost \Cost\ (k[o^]st; 115), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cost; p. pr. &
vb. n. Costing.] [OF. coster, couster, F. co[^u]ter, fr. L.
constare to stand at, to cost; con- + stare to stand. See
Stand, and cf. Constant.]
1. To require to be given, expended, or laid out therefor, as
in barter, purchase, acquisition, etc.; to cause the cost,
expenditure, relinquishment, or loss of; as, the ticket
cost a dollar; the effort cost his life.
A diamond gone, cost me two thousand ducats. --Shak.
Though it cost me ten nights' watchings. --Shak.
2. To require to be borne or suffered; to cause.
To do him wanton rites, which cost them woe.
To cost dear, to require or occasion a large outlay of
money, or much labor, self-denial, suffering, etc.