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1. cost-benefit_analysis

noun. an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs.

Synonyms

  • analysis

Antonyms

  • chemical process
  • chemosynthesis

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Rhymes with Opportunity Cost

  • criss-crossed
  • defrost
  • lacoste
  • exhaust
  • embossed
  • glossed
  • frost
  • crossed
  • accost
  • yoest
  • tossed
  • maust
  • lost
  • last
  • aust

Sentences with opportunity-cost


1. Noun Phrase
Economists call these costs opportunity costs, and they form a central element of economic thought.

2. Noun Phrase
This makes opportunity cost an important concept in economic thought.

3. Noun Phrase
Applying opportunity costs means that the actual cost of something may be greater than the monetary figures involved.

4. Noun Phrase
A monetary gain can even be a loss when opportunity costs enter the equation.

2. cost-effective

adjective. productive relative to the cost.

Synonyms

  • cost-efficient

Antonyms

  • ineffective
  • incompetent

3. opportunity

noun. ['ˌɑːpɝˈtuːnəti'] a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances.

Synonyms

  • street
  • room
  • throw
  • possibility
  • audience
  • say
  • possibleness
  • shot
  • crack
  • chance
  • fresh start
  • tabula rasa
  • hearing
  • opening
  • clean slate
  • day
  • hunting ground
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • orient
  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off

4. cost-plus

adjective. determining payment based on the actual cost of production plus an agreed-upon fee or rate of profit.

Synonyms

  • undetermined

Antonyms

  • certain
  • conclusive

5. low-cost

adjective. ['ˌloʊˈkɔst'] that you have the financial means for.

Synonyms

  • cheap
  • affordable
  • inexpensive

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • superior
  • generous
  • pricey

6. cost

noun. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor.

Synonyms

  • capital expenditure
  • borrowing cost
  • damage
  • outlay
  • cost overrun
  • replacement cost
  • spending
  • terms
  • ransom money
  • marketing cost
  • outgo
  • unit cost
  • portage
  • expense
  • disbursal
  • price
  • expenditure
  • ransom
  • distribution cost
  • opportunity cost
  • payment
  • production cost
  • disbursement
  • cost of living
  • charge
  • reproduction cost
  • physical value
  • handling charge

Antonyms

  • nonpayment
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. cost

verb. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] be priced at.

Synonyms

  • knock back
  • be
  • put back

Antonyms

  • arise
  • pay cash
  • importance
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. cost

verb. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice.

Synonyms

  • necessitate
  • demand
  • ask
  • require
  • need
  • involve
  • postulate
  • take

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • empty
  • negative charge
  • positive charge

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. cost

noun. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold).

Synonyms

  • value
  • assessment
  • monetary value
  • average cost
  • marginal cost
  • incremental cost
  • expensiveness
  • price
  • inexpensiveness

Antonyms

  • inexpensiveness
  • stay
  • appreciate
  • mark down

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. cost

noun. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something.

Synonyms

  • death toll
  • toll
  • price

Antonyms

  • cash
  • credit
  • linger
  • absolve

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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