injury

  • 1 injury — in·ju·ry n pl ries [Latin injuria, from injurus injurious, from in not + jur jus right] 1: an act that wrongs or harms another; specif: a violation of a legally protected interest (as the physical or mental well being, property, reputation, or… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 injury — in‧ju‧ry [ˈɪndʒəri] noun injuries PLURALFORM [countable, uncountable] 1. physical harm to a person, for example in an accident: • Mr. Lewis was awarded $75,000 as compensation for injuries suffered in the accident. • absence from work due to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Injury — is damage to a biological organism which can be classified on various bases. Contents 1 Classification 1.1 By cause 1.2 By location 1.3 By activity …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 injury — 1 Injury, hurt, damage, harm, mischief mean the act or the result of inflicting on a person or thing something that causes loss or pain. Injury is the comprehensive term referable to an act or to a result of that act which involves a violation of …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 Injury — In ju*ry, n.; pl. {Injuries}. [OE. injurie, L. injuria, fr. injurius injurious, wrongful, unjust; pref. in not + jus, juris, right, law, justice: cf. F. injure. See {Just}, a.] Any damage or hurt done to a person or thing; detriment to, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 injury — (n.) late 14c., harm, damage, loss; a specific injury, from Anglo Fr. injurie wrongful action, from L. injuria wrong, hurt, injustice, insult, noun use of fem. of injurius wrongful, unjust, from in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + jus… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 injury — [n] hurt, harm abrasion, abuse, affliction, affront, agony, bad, bite, blemish, boo boo*, bruise, burn, chop, cramp, cut, damage, deformation, detriment, discomfiture, disservice, distress, evil, fracture, gash, grievance, hemorrhage, ill,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 injury — ► NOUN (pl. injuries) 1) an instance of being injured. 2) the fact of being injured; harm or damage. ORIGIN Latin injuria a wrong …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 injury — [in′jə rē] n. pl. injuries [ME iniurie < L injuria < injurius, wrongful, unjust < in , not + jus (gen. juris), right, justice: see JUST1] 1. physical harm or damage to a person, property, etc. 2. an injurious act; specif., a) an offense… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 injury — Any wrong or damage done to another, either in his person, rights, reputation, or property. The invasion of any legally protected interest of another. Restatement, Second, Torts, No. 7. Absolute injuries. Injuries to those rights which a person… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 injury — Any wrong or damage done to another, either in his person, rights, reputation, or property. The invasion of any legally protected interest of another. Restatement, Second, Torts, No. 7. Absolute injuries. Injuries to those rights which a person… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12 injury — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ appalling (esp. BrE), bad, catastrophic, devastating, horrendous, major, nasty, serious, severe, terrible …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 injury — in|ju|ry W2 [ˈındʒəri] n plural injuries [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: injuria, from jus right, law ] 1.) [U and C] a wound or damage to part of your body caused by an accident or attack ▪ She was taken to hospital with serious head injuries …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 injury — n. 1) to inflict (an) injury on 2) to receive, suffer, sustain an injury 3) a fatal; minor, slight; serious, severe injury 4) bodily injury; an internal injury 5) an injury to (an injury to the head) 6) (misc.) to add insult to injury * * * [… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 injury — /in jeuh ree/, n., pl. injuries. 1. harm or damage that is done or sustained: to escape without injury. 2. a particular form or instance of harm: an injury to one s shoulder; an injury to one s pride. 3. wrong or injustice done or suffered. 4.… …

    Universalium

  • 16 injury */*/*/ — UK [ˈɪndʒərɪ] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms injury : singular injury plural injuries 1) physical damage done to a person or a part of their body an eye/leg injury suffer/sustain an injury (= be injured): She has recovered from… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 injury*/*/*/ — [ˈɪndʒəri] noun [C/U] physical harm an eye/leg injury[/ex] All the passengers in the vehicle escaped injury.[/ex] Both drivers sustained (= received) multiple injuries.[/ex] • Words often used with injury Adjectives often used with injury ■… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 injury — [[t]ɪ̱nʤəri[/t]] ♦♦ injuries 1) N VAR An injury is damage done to a person s or an animal s body. Four police officers sustained serious injuries in the explosion... The two other passengers escaped serious injury. 2) N VAR: oft N to n If someone …

    English dictionary

  • 19 injury — in|ju|ry [ ındʒəri ] noun count or uncount *** 1. ) physical damage done to a person or a part of their body: an eye/leg injury suffer/sustain an injury (=be injured): She has recovered from injuries sustained in the accident. escape/avoid injury …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 injury — noun 1 (C) a wound or damage to part of your body caused by an accident or attack: sustain injuries formal (=be injured): The driver of the lorry sustained only minor injuries to legs and arms. | internal injuries (=injuries inside your body) 2… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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