Bedeutung von “damage” — Learner’s Dictionary

damage

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈdæmɪdʒ/
The crops were damaged by rats and other pests.The explosion wrecked several cars and damaged nearby buildings.This decision has damaged the President's credibility.Tourism is damaging the fragile ecosystem of the reef.Some things got damaged while they were being moved.

B1 to harm or break something:

Many buildings were damaged in the storm.
Smoking can seriously damage your health.
damaging adjective

harmful:

the damaging effects of pollution

(Definition von “damage verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)