Detriment Synonyms and Antonyms

dĕt'rə-mənt

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Synonyms for Detriment

A cause or source of harm, damage, or annoyance
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(Mathematics) A minus sign (−).
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The definition of a handicap is a race where the competition is evened out by giving advantages to the weaker competitor and making the race more difficult for the stronger competitor, or something that is a disadvantage.
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Immoral or unjust effects:
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(Accounting) A downward revaluation, a write-down.
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Loss is defined as having something or someone leave or be taken away from you, a feeling of grief when something is gone, or a decline in money.
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Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
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(Archaic) A bodily injury causing pain; a wound or bruise.
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Anything for which a person is liable
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The definition of a drawback is a disadvantage or negative feature.
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Amount of money, time, etc. that is required or used.
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The definition of a disability is something that restricts.
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Antonyms for Detriment

The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.
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Profit is a benefit or gain, usually monetary.
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Help; aid:
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(Usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
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Superiority of state, or that which gives it; benefit; gain; profit; as, the advantage of a good constitution.
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A notch or mortise cut into a board to receive another part.
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Words Related to Detriment

Damage or loss, especially to reputation or finances; detriment:
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Anything preventing the making of a legal contract, esp. of a marriage contract
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Injury or harm; the condition or measure of something not being intact.
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