verb (used with object), hurt, hurt·ing.
verb (used without object), hurt, hurt·ing.
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Origin of hurt
synonym study for hurt
OTHER WORDS FROM hurthurt·a·ble, adjectivehurter, nounun·hurt, adjectiveun·hurt·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for hurt
It certainly doesn’t hurt that Green has extensive experience working as a 3-and-D guy with stars of all stripes, while Curry has played alongside Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum and Luka Dončić.Daryl Morey Needed Three Weeks To Fix One Of The Sixers’ Big Problems|Jared Dubin|November 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Just recognize that it doesn’t hurt to reimagine who you are, both in terms of who you serve and in terms of how you get your revenue.
The enhancement was added as part of the company’s iOS 14 operating system in September, but a requirement that all apps use it was delayed until early 2021 after several developers, including Facebook, said the change would hurt their businesses.Apple defends decision to delay privacy feature, slams Facebook|Verne Kopytoff|November 19, 2020|Fortune
“I’ve had so many kids come in, just like him,” LaMia Jones said after she gave my son an eye exam because his eyes hurt from those long hours online.The pandemic isn’t ending anytime soon. And our bodies are feeling the stress.|Petula Dvorak|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Two were already 18 when they got hurt, though both had worked since they were 16 in jobs that, under federal law, should have been off limits because they are considered hazardous.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
That kind of compassion might go a long way toward helping us begin to respond to a hurting world.
We are human, and freedom means living our lives without hurting others.
“Hurting others or destroying property is not the answer,” the elder Brown had said last week in a public-service video.
So you know that a bunch of political people say, ‘Well, it is not deep enough, and some people are hurting.’Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy to Democrats: Grow a Pair|David Freedlander|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Desperate to bring justice to those hurting, Harris even goes so far as to offer transportation to people without means to attend.
You can not misinterpret me; I dont want Sue to be hurt, and I do not want you to be capable of hurting her.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
In a minute it went off, with the noise of a cannon, sinking the boat and badly hurting the man.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
Sticking the empty pistol back into my pocket I jumped to get action, hurting my sore hand like the mischief in doing it.
They struck it, and both men say that the engine knocked it off into the river apparently without hurting anything.
"I'm very sorry for hurting Lord Saxby's feelings," said Michael with elaborate sarcasm.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for hurt (1 of 2)
verb hurts, hurting or hurt
Derived forms of hurthurter, noun
Word Origin for hurt
British Dictionary definitions for hurt (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with hurt
see not hurt a fly.