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1. 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))

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Rhymes with Unit Cost

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

2. 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))

3. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole.

Synonyms

  • part
  • component
  • component part
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • leeward
  • front
  • rear

4. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange.

Synonyms

  • kt
  • teraflop
  • MFLOP
  • cubature unit
  • energy unit
  • miles per gallon
  • karat
  • MIPS
  • temperature unit
  • capacity unit
  • linear unit
  • unit of viscosity
  • electrostatic unit
  • absorption unit
  • dioptre
  • angular unit
  • telephone unit
  • denier
  • heat unit
  • measuring block
  • capacity measure
  • unit of measurement
  • emu
  • definite quantity
  • million instructions per second
  • cubic measure
  • cubic content unit
  • Brinell number
  • mass unit
  • bit
  • megaflop
  • square measure
  • weight
  • work unit
  • langley
  • cubage unit
  • diopter
  • sound unit
  • measuring unit
  • metric
  • million floating point operations per second
  • weight unit
  • acceleration unit
  • explosive unit
  • carat
  • linear measure
  • metric unit
  • monetary unit
  • area unit
  • force unit
  • pain unit
  • printing unit
  • volume unit
  • displacement unit
  • electromagnetic unit
  • trillion floating point operations per second
  • computer memory unit
  • pressure unit

Antonyms

  • unrhythmical
  • disunion
  • nonalignment
  • descent

5. 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))

6. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] an organization regarded as part of a larger social group.

Synonyms

  • combination
  • side
  • organisation
  • intensive care unit
  • fifth column
  • political entity
  • squad
  • working party
  • force
  • military force
  • house
  • task force
  • administrative unit
  • menage
  • klavern
  • organization
  • social unit
  • working group
  • family
  • scout troop
  • member
  • military group
  • household
  • instrumentality
  • poste restante
  • ICU
  • military unit
  • company
  • home
  • political unit
  • general delivery
  • outfit
  • den
  • Trojan horse
  • administrative body
  • work party
  • scout group
  • crew
  • team
  • troop

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • carinate
  • light

7. 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))

8. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] a single undivided whole.

Synonyms

  • one

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • undock

9. 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))

10. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else.

Synonyms

  • couple
  • unit cell
  • molecule
  • piece
  • part
  • chemical chain
  • radical
  • chemical group
  • building block
  • chain
  • thing

Antonyms

  • heaviness
  • heavy
  • discharge
  • unburden

Sentences with unit-cost


1. Noun Phrase
One of the advantages of standard costing is that production only requires review when per-unit costs deviate in a significant way from standard cost.

2. Noun Phrase
When exceptions occur, such as per-unit cost dropping significantly below standard cost, management can assess the actual costs for the cheaper units against the standard cost to determine the reason for the change.

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