verb (used with object)
- harlow, jean,
- harm's way,
- harmensen, jacob,
Origin of harm
Origin of HARM
Examples from the Web for harm
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
Word Origin for harm
Old English hearm "hurt, evil, grief, pain, insult," from Proto-Germanic *harmaz (cf. Old Saxon harm, Old Norse harmr, Old Frisian herm "insult; pain," Old High German harm, German Harm "grief, sorrow, harm"), from PIE *kormo- "pain."
Old English hearmian "to hurt" (see harm (n.)). It has ousted Old English skeþþan "scathe" in all but a few senses. Related: Harmed; harming.
see do one wrong (harm); out of harm's way.