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1. harness

verb. ['ˈhɑːrnəs, ˈhɑːrnɪs'] put a harness.

Synonyms

  • inspan
  • tackle

Antonyms

  • outspan
  • detach
  • maximum

Etymology

  • harneis (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Harness

  • alanis
  • atlantis
  • banis
  • baroness
  • bennis
  • bodanis
  • burtness
  • business'
  • business
  • cabaniss
  • cabiness
  • campanis
  • cavaness
  • caviness
  • cavness
  • chamness
  • chronis
  • cleanliness
  • cleanness
  • cleanness

Example sentences of the word harness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Disconnect this wire harness from the inside of the sail.

2. Adjective
Disconnect the speaker cables by clicking and pulling the wiring harness apart.

Quotes containing the word harness


1. Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

2. Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

3. Behold, the number five is at hand. Grab it and shake and harness the power of networking.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. harness

noun. ['ˈhɑːrnəs, ˈhɑːrnɪs'] a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute).

Synonyms

  • support
  • parachute

Antonyms

  • declassify
  • stand still
  • unbound

Etymology

  • harneis (Anglo-Norman)

3. harness

noun. ['ˈhɑːrnəs, ˈhɑːrnɪs'] stable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart.

Synonyms

  • stable gear
  • hackamore
  • saddlery
  • tack
  • martingale
  • bridle
  • halter
  • trace
  • girth
  • headgear

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • unbridle
  • deprive

Etymology

  • harneis (Anglo-Norman)

4. harness

verb. ['ˈhɑːrnəs, ˈhɑːrnɪs'] exploit the power of.

Synonyms

  • exploit

Antonyms

  • increase
  • minimum

Etymology

  • harneis (Anglo-Norman)

5. harness

verb. ['ˈhɑːrnəs, ˈhɑːrnɪs'] control and direct with or as if by reins.

Synonyms

  • rein in
  • control
  • command
  • rein

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • enable
  • encourage
  • start

Etymology

  • harneis (Anglo-Norman)

6. harness

verb. ['ˈhɑːrnəs, ˈhɑːrnɪs'] keep in check.

Synonyms

  • restrict
  • bound
  • limit
  • trammel
  • restrain
  • confine
  • rein
  • rule

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • unoriented
  • untreated
  • unconstipated

Etymology

  • harneis (Anglo-Norman)
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