at all costs (or at any cost)

at all costs (or at any cost)
at all costs (or at any cost)
regardless of the price or the effort needed.
cost

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  • at all costs — adverb regardless of the cost involved he wanted to save her life at all cost • Syn: ↑at any cost, ↑at any expense * * * at all costs or at any cost No matter what the cost or consequences may be (also (old) cost what may) • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • at any cost — adverb regardless of the cost involved he wanted to save her life at all cost • Syn: ↑at all costs, ↑at any expense * * * at all costs or at any cost No matter what the cost or consequences may be (also (old) cost what may) • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • at all costs — or at any cost used for saying that something must be done, however difficult it is or however much damage it causes She was determined to win at any cost …   English dictionary

  • at any cost — at all costs or at any cost used for saying that something must be done, however difficult it is or however much damage it causes She was determined to win at any cost …   English dictionary

  • at all costs — ► at all costs (or at any cost) regardless of the price or the effort needed. Main Entry: ↑cost …   English terms dictionary

  • at any cost — ► at all costs (or at any cost) regardless of the price or the effort needed. Main Entry: ↑cost …   English terms dictionary

  • cost — ► VERB (past and past part. cost) 1) require the payment of (a specified sum) in order to be bought or obtained. 2) involve the loss of: his heroism cost him his life. 3) (past and past part. costed) estimate the cost of. ► NOUN 1) an amount …   English terms dictionary

  • cost — [kôst, käst] vt. cost, costing [ME costen < OFr coster < ML costare < L constare, to stand together, stand at, cost < com , together + stare, to STAND] 1. a) to be obtained or obtainable for (a certain price); be priced at b) to cause …   English World dictionary

  • cost — cost1 [ kɔst ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the amount of money that is needed in order to buy, pay for, or do something: cost of: A rise in interest rates will increase the cost of borrowing. cover the cost of something (=be enough to pay for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cost — costless, adj. costlessness, n. /kawst, kost/, n., v., cost or, for 11 13, costed, costing. n. 1. the price paid to acquire, produce, accomplish, or maintain anything: the high cost of a good meal. 2. an outlay or expenditure of money, time,… …   Universalium

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