at any cost


at any cost
at all costs or at any cost
used for saying that something must be done, however difficult it is or however much damage it causes

She was determined to win at any cost.


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  • at any cost — adverb regardless of the cost involved he wanted to save her life at all cost • Syn: ↑at all costs, ↑at any expense * * * at all costs or at any cost No matter what the cost or consequences may be (also (old) cost what may) • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • at any cost — no matter how difficult. Even if I m sure I am right, I will avoid an argument with most people at any cost. Related vocabulary: at all costs …   New idioms dictionary

  • at any cost — Synonyms and related words: at all, at all costs, at all events, at all risks, at any price, by any chance, by any means, by merest chance, come what may, despite, even with, ever, if at all, in any way, in despite of, in spite of, irregardless,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • at any cost — no matter what the price, regardless of the cost …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • cost — [kôst, käst] vt. cost, costing [ME costen < OFr coster < ML costare < L constare, to stand together, stand at, cost < com , together + stare, to STAND] 1. a) to be obtained or obtainable for (a certain price); be priced at b) to cause …   English World dictionary

  • cost — ► VERB (past and past part. cost) 1) require the payment of (a specified sum) in order to be bought or obtained. 2) involve the loss of: his heroism cost him his life. 3) (past and past part. costed) estimate the cost of. ► NOUN 1) an amount …   English terms dictionary