verb (used with object)
- harlow, jean,
- harm's way,
- harmensen, jacob,
Origin of harm
Examples from the Web for harmed
The federal bench will be harmed by dozens of vacancies going unfilled, causing a case backlog.If You Think D.C. Is Awful Now, Wait Until Wednesday|Jonathan Alter|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These suits assert, basically, that the child herself was harmed by the very fact of her own birth.
How can the answer be “Send them back to the violence from which they came,” where they will undoubtedly be harmed?
Because sometimes the safety of our families, outweighs your privacy, if we can be harmed by it.Michigan Protects Gun Nuts’ Privacy Instead of the Rest of Us|Cliff Schecter|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No one was harmed during the filming, but judging by the blooper reel at the end, there were a lot of respawns.Viral Video of the Day: Terminator 2, Grand Theft Auto V Style|Alex Chancey|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His father is too important a man in this country for Pete to be harmed.The Pirates of Shan|Harold Leland Goodwin
They would not have harmed anybody, not they; no, not for all the world.Renshaw Fanning's Quest|Bertram Mitford
"For Hapsie is not harmed by taffy as Laura is," Bob thought admiringly.Six Girls and the Tea Room|Marion Ames Taggart
Show that she is of great benefit to us and must not be harmed or frightened.Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets|Various
Nevertheless they harmed not the temples, for so the King had commanded.Stories From Livy|Alfred Church
Word Origin for harm
Old English hearmian "to hurt" (see harm (n.)). It has ousted Old English skeþþan "scathe" in all but a few senses. Related: Harmed; harming.
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."
see do one wrong (harm); out of harm's way.