verb (used with object)
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Origin of harm
synonym study for harm
OTHER WORDS FROM harmharmer, nounself-harming, adjectiveun·harmed, adjectiveun·harm·ing, adjective
Words nearby harm
Definition for harm (2 of 2)
Origin of HARM
Example sentences from the Web for harm
The global AI ethics efforts under way today—of which there are dozens—aim to help everyone benefit from this technology, and to prevent it from causing harm.AI ethics groups are repeating one of society’s classic mistakes|Amy Nordrum|September 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
These can include factors like transportation and shelter access, and those without the necessary money and resources have the hardest time getting out of harm’s way.Political rhetoric may impact your hurricane preparedness|Ula Chrobak|September 11, 2020|Popular Science
Twitter said it will evaluate a tweet’s potential to cause harm when determining whether it will be removed.How Google, Facebook, and Twitter plan to handle misinformation surrounding 2020 presidential election results|Danielle Abril|September 10, 2020|Fortune
And, it can also make it easier for users to locate the information they’re looking for and help you get rid of underperforming content that may be doing more harm than good.How content consolidation can help boost your rankings|George Nguyen|September 10, 2020|Search Engine Land
Only then can the industry produce solutions that reduce harm.What’s missing from corporate statements on racial injustice? The real cause of racism.|Amy Nordrum|September 5, 2020|MIT Technology Review
I thought about the mother, her fear of the dark, of the harm she feared might come to her daughters.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I meant no harm by it, but I remembered how this person talked, and I did it for my Mom and she was not into it.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The official spoke on condition of anonymity so as not to harm future access to those embattled communities.
Whether or not Hippocrates ever actually said “First, do no harm,” the axiom is central to medical ethics.
But the report also suggests that anti-gay policies may harm economic development.It Gets Better—but Mostly if You Live in a Rich, Democratic Country|Jay Michaelson|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bee felt sorry that Nelson had overheard what she had said, though indeed there was no harm in it.Rosy|Mrs. Molesworth
But the letter was, as you may imagine, written so that the writer should come to no harm were it intercepted.Barry Lyndon|William Makepeace Thackeray
I remonstrated with him for shooting the bird, for it was not close enough to do any harm.Trails and Tramps in Alaska and Newfoundland|William S. Thomas
If it 's wicked the harm 's already done; I can't be any worse than I am now.Confidence|Henry James
Finding themselves outnumbered, they turned and marched back, no shot being fired and no harm done.Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15)|Charles Morris
British Dictionary definitions for harm
Derived forms of harmharmer, noun
Word Origin for harm
Idioms and Phrases with harm
see do one wrong (harm); out of harm's way.