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1. harm

noun. ['ˈhɑːrm'] any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc..

Synonyms

  • insect bite
  • cryopathy
  • birth trauma
  • blast trauma
  • contusion
  • whiplash injury
  • injury
  • ill health
  • wound
  • intravasation
  • haemorrhage
  • sting
  • electric shock
  • bleeding
  • welt
  • burn
  • lesion
  • weal
  • bite
  • pinch
  • pull
  • whiplash
  • strain
  • penetrating trauma
  • wheal
  • unhealthiness
  • dislocation
  • bruise
  • blunt trauma
  • bump
  • rupture
  • frostbite
  • twist
  • hemorrhage
  • penetrating injury
  • wrench
  • health problem
  • trauma
  • wale
  • break
  • fracture
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • adduct
  • push
  • repel

Etymology

  • hearm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Harm

  • underarm
  • nonfarm
  • forearm
  • disarm
  • unarm
  • rearm
  • alarm
  • farm

Example sentences of the word harm


1. Verb, base form
The amounts of sealant that is used for each tire is not enough to harm animals.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Make sure that these stories will not humiliate or otherwise harm the child.

Quotes containing the word harm


1. All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
- John Locke

2. I know that many of you do wear such a cross of Christ, not in any ostentatious way, not in a way that might harm you at your work or recreation, but a simple indication that you value the role of Jesus Christ in the history of the world, that you are trying to live by Christ's standards in your own daily life.
- Keith O'Brien

3. Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
- Voltaire

2. harm

verb. ['ˈhɑːrm'] cause or do harm to.

Synonyms

  • injure
  • sicken

Antonyms

  • sheathe
  • refrain
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • hearm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. harm

noun. ['ˈhɑːrm'] the occurrence of a change for the worse.

Synonyms

  • run
  • damage
  • ravel
  • distortion
  • deformation
  • ladder
  • impairment
  • change
  • modification
  • detriment
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve
  • addition
  • failure

Etymology

  • hearm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. harm

noun. ['ˈhɑːrm'] the act of damaging something or someone.

Synonyms

  • defacement
  • disfigurement
  • wound
  • damage
  • disfiguration
  • change of integrity
  • impairment
  • wounding
  • scathe
  • defloration
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • fitness
  • wellness
  • uncoiled
  • take away

Etymology

  • hearm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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