(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Something demanded in exchange
1. price, amount, cost, expense, prime cost, charge, figure, demand; fare, hire, bill, tab, rental; overhead, carrying charge or cost; rent charge, rackrent, quitrent; expenditure, outlay (see payment).Slang, damage[s], score, bad news, nick, ante, setback, shakedown, tune.
2. (price charged for a service) dues, duty, toll, [income, sales, excise, or value added] tax, cess, levy, impost; poll or head tax; custom, excise, assessment, tithe, tenths, exaction, ransom, salvage, tariff; brokerage, wharfage, freightage, carriage.
3. (price obtainable for something) worth, rate, [face or book] value, valuation, appraisement, appraisal, estimate, evaluation, costliness; money's worth, pennyworth; current or market price, quotation, going rate, what it will fetch; pegged or fixed price, prix fixe, flat rate, package price. See dearness, cheapness.
4. (price for work) recompense, pay (see payment).
5. price index, [price] ceiling or floor, floor or ceiling price; price controls, guidelines, or supports; price fixing; escalator clause; inflation index; bluebook.
1. price; set, quote, fix, or peg a price; value, appraise, assess, estimate, rate, evaluate; charge, demand, ask, require, exact tax, levy, impose, apportion; have one's price.
2. amount to, come to, mount up to, fetch, sell for cost, bring in, yield, afford. Informal, stand one, stick for, set one back.
Adjectives — priced, appraised; taxable, dutiable; mercenary, venal.
Adverbs — to the tune of, at a price, for a consideration.
Phrases — every man has his price.
Quotations — Taxation without representation is tyranny (James Otis), Income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf (Will Rogers), Only the little people pay taxes (Leona Helmsley), Read my lips: no new taxes (George H. W. Bush), Taxes are what we pay for civilized society (Oliver Wendell Holmes), Things are only worth what you make them worth (Molière), [A cynic: ] a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing (Oscar Wilde).
Antonyms, see cheapness.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. charge, expense, cost, expenditure, outlay, value, worth, figure, impost, dues, tariff, valuation, appraisement, quotation, fare, hire, wages, exactment, return, disbursement, rate, appraisal, reckoning, equivalent, payment, demand, barter, consideration, amount, marked price, asking price, wholesale price, list price, retail price, discount price, sticker price, estimate, output, exaction, ransom, reward, carry charge, pay, prize, return, guerdon, par value, requital, money's worth, price ceiling, ceiling; see also charge 1 .
at any price,
Syn. whatever the cost, expense no object, anyhow; see regardless .
beyond price,
Syn. invaluable, inestimable, without price, priceless; see valuable 1 .
Syn. put a price on, fix the price of, appraise, assess, estimate a price, mark up, mark down, reduce, sticker*; see also rate , value 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
cost, asking price, sticker price, charge, retail, wholesale, bill, expense, value, rate, assessment, appraisal, outlay, *damage.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. An amount paid or to be paid for a purchase: charge, cost. Informal: tab. See TRANSACTIONS. 2. A loss sustained in the accomplishment of or as the result of something: cost, expense, sacrifice, toll1. See TRANSACTIONS.

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