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1. harbor

noun. ['ˈhɑːrbɝ'] a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo.

Synonyms

  • haven
  • dock
  • anchorage ground
  • dockage
  • port of call
  • harbour
  • anchorage
  • coaling station
  • docking facility
  • port
  • landing place
  • seafront
  • landing

Antonyms

  • incognizance
  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • stay

Etymology

  • herberwe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Harbor

  • yarber
  • sharber
  • sarber
  • karber
  • harbour
  • harber
  • garber
  • farber
  • barbre
  • barbour
  • barber
  • arbour

Example sentences of the word harbor


1. Noun, singular or mass
There are also several boat launches out of San Diego harbor that take guests on sightseeing or fishing expeditions.

2. Verb, base form
It’s natural to harbor a place in your heart for loved ones.

Quotes containing the word harbor


1. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
- H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

2. A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.
- William G.T. Shedd

3. 'Safe Harbor' is a state of mind... it's the place - in reality or metaphor - to which one goes in times of trouble or worry. It can be a friendship, marriage, church, garden, beach, poem, prayer, or song.
- Luanne Rice

2. harbor

verb. ['ˈhɑːrbɝ'] maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings).

Synonyms

  • experience
  • nurse
  • harbour
  • entertain
  • hold

Antonyms

  • man
  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • herberwe (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. harbor

verb. ['ˈhɑːrbɝ'] hold back a thought or feeling about.

Synonyms

  • hide
  • shield
  • conceal

Antonyms

  • deny
  • enable
  • disagree
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • herberwe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. harbor

verb. ['ˈhɑːrbɝ'] secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals).

Synonyms

  • harbour

Antonyms

  • start
  • let

Etymology

  • herberwe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. harbor

verb. ['ˈhɑːrbɝ'] keep in one's possession; of animals.

Synonyms

  • hold on
  • harbour

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • defy
  • surrender

Etymology

  • herberwe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. harbor

noun. ['ˈhɑːrbɝ'] a place of refuge and comfort and security.

Synonyms

  • asylum
  • harbour
  • refuge

Antonyms

  • exit
  • starboard
  • right
  • embarkation

Etymology

  • herberwe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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