verb (used with or without object)
Words nearby harken
OTHER WORDS FROM harkenhark·en·er, noun
Definition for harken (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of hearken
OTHER WORDS FROM hearkenheark·en·er, noun
Examples from the Web for harken
He is said to harken back to a better time, when senators put party aside yadda yadda.
Or will it harken back to its true, indie roots-to a time when only the cool kids knew who Parker Posey and Chloe Sevigny were?Sundance 2011: Indie Mecca or Hollywood Extravaganza?|Nicole LaPorte|January 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Of the two wells Harken drilled in Bahrain, both came up dry.
Bush sold the Harken stock so he could buy a small percentage—just 1.8 percent—of the Texas Rangers baseball team.
Harken thou heuen, & thou earth gyve eare: for the Lorde speaketh.Lectures on Bible Revision|Samuel Newth
Now harken and obey, for only I am the true goddess, and I give you one chance to save yourselves from doom!Jewels of Gwahlur|Robert E. Howard
Oh, then harken you well!Lend your hearts to our spell,Let the tide of the years backward roll.Patriotic Plays and Pageants for Young People|Constance D'Arcy Mackay
He would die, but asserting himself, killing the woman, destroying his idol when it would not harken to his entreaties!The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
Would Little Wanderobo Dog, reclaimed from the swamp, harken to the call of the blood and join the band of his own kind?In Africa|John T. McCutcheon