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
Definition for harm (2 of 2)
Origin of HARM
Example sentences from the Web for harm
Other restraints in the standing or seated positions could be used only when there is an immediate risk of serious physical harm.National Ban on School Use of Seclusion and Restraint of Students Introduced in Congress|by Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica and Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Moser made the case that because the Ensenada-based business he spoofed was technically defunct, he didn’t intend to cause harm.Morning Report: County Digs in to Keep COVID Data Private|Voice of San Diego|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Last year we made a change around policy to ban all political advertising on Twitter, which was in anticipation of its potential to do harm.
With this tool, researchers can study healthy, working brains without causing harm.Kids use more of the brain than adults do to process language|Diane Lincoln|November 13, 2020|Science News For Students
Incorrect use, on the other hand, could directly damage the doorbell’s battery, leading to the aforementioned issue, which, in turn, can cause bodily harm or property damage.
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.
But MBP is “an issue where there is no doubt that children are dying and being harmed for life.”Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes|Emily Shire|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How can the answer be “Send them back to the violence from which they came,” where they will undoubtedly be harmed?
Other Uber customers have been physically harmed or threatened with physical harm.
None of the bullets harmed horse or man, and the sowars were not quite near enough to be in the line of fire.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
When my powers of sight and speech and hearing returned, MacRae stood over me, nowise harmed.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
If the white woman is harmed you will shed tears of blood before you reach your Scioto towns.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
And thus it was that the brave little Carondelet went under the fire of fifty guns without being harmed.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
Fifty-four houses in the northern part of the town were burned, but the fearless old man was not harmed.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
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.