Definitions for harmhɑrm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word harm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
injury or damage; hurt:
to do someone bodily harm.
moral injury; evil; wrong.
(v.t.)to do or cause harm to; injure; damage; hurt:
to harm one's reputation.
Idioms for harm:
inorout of harm's way,in or out of a hazardous situation.
Origin of harm:
bef. 900; ME; OE hearm, c. OS, OHG harm, ON harmr
injury, hurt, harm, trauma(noun)
any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
damage, harm, impairment(noun)
the occurrence of a change for the worse
damage, harm, hurt, scathe(verb)
the act of damaging something or someone
cause or do harm to
"These pills won't harm your system"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
damage or injury
the harm tat divorce causes in families; One night of camping won't do you any harm.
in a safe place
Children were sent away from the war zone, out of harm's way.
problems or difficulties
Talking to him about it can't do any harm.
indicates you think sth could be worth trying
There's no harm in trying it to see if it works.
to damage, injure, or cause problems for
Was anyone harmed in the incident?; Does sexual content in music harm children?
Injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune.
That which causes injury, damage, or loss.
To cause injury to another; to hurt; to cause damage to something.
injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune
that which causes injury, damage, or loss
to hurt; to injure; to damage; to wrong
Harm is a moral and legal concept. Bernard Gert construes harms as any of the following: ⁕pain ⁕death ⁕disability ⁕loss of ability or freedom ⁕loss of pleasure Joel Feinberg gives an account of harms as setbacks to interests. He distinguishes welfare interests from ulterior interests. Hence on his view there are two kinds of harms. Welfare interests are Ulterior interests are "a person's more ultimate goals and aspirations," such as "producing good novels or works of art, solving a crucial scientific problem, achieving high political office, successfully raising a family . . .".
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'harm' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4100
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'harm' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3910
Rank popularity for the word 'harm' in Nouns Frequency: #1651
Rank popularity for the word 'harm' in Verbs Frequency: #1097
Translations for harm
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
damage; injury; distress
I'll make sure you come to no harm; He meant no harm; It'll do you no harm to go.
- skade, kwaadAfrikaans
- ضَرَر، أذىArabic
- malPortuguese (BR)
- škoda; zloCzech
- der SchadenGerman
- ζημιά, κακόGreek
- daño, mal, perjuicioSpanish
- paha, viga, kahjuEstonian
- क्षति, हानिHindi
- zlo, ozljeda,štetaCroatian
- kerusakan, kesusahan, dll.Indonesian
- 피해, 손상Korean
- blogis, skriaudaLithuanian
- nedomāt nekā ļaunaLatvian
- schade, blessure, verdrietDutch
- skade, fortredNorwegian
- زيان، تاوان، ضرر، ځورPashto
- škoda; zlo; ublíženie; ujmaSlovak
- skada, ontSwedish
- zarar, ziyan, hasarTurkish
- 損害，傷害，使難過Chinese (Trad.)
- шкода; збитокUkrainian
- آزار، چوٹUrdu
- sự tổn hạiVietnamese
- 伤害，损害，危害Chinese (Simp.)
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