What does harass mean?

Definitions for harass
həˈræs, ˈhær əs; ˈhær əs; həˈræsha·rass

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word harass.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke(verb)

    annoy continually or chronically

    "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

  2. harass(verb)

    exhaust by attacking repeatedly

    "harass the enemy"

Wiktionary

  1. harass(Verb)

    To fatigue or to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts.

    Etymology: From harasser. Origin uncertain; compare harier; see harry; compare , harace, harace, harasse.

  2. harass(Verb)

    To annoy endlessly or systematically; to molest.

    Etymology: From harasser. Origin uncertain; compare harier; see harry; compare , harace, harace, harasse.

  3. harass(Verb)

    To put excessive burdens upon; to subject to anxieties.

    Nazis and their sympathizers harassed Jews and Gypsies in the early 1940s.

    Etymology: From harasser. Origin uncertain; compare harier; see harry; compare , harace, harace, harasse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harass(verb)

    to fatigue; to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts; esp., to weary by importunity, teasing, or fretting; to cause to endure excessive burdens or anxieties; -- sometimes followed by out

  2. Harass(noun)

    devastation; waste

  3. Harass(noun)

    worry; harassment

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Harass

    har′as, v.t. to fatigue: to annoy or torment.—p.adj. Har′assed.—adv. Har′assedly.—n. Har′asser.—p.adj. Har′assing.—adv. Har′assingly.—n. Har′assment. [O. Fr. harasser; prob. from harer, to incite a dog.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. harass

    To annoy; to perplex, and incessantly turmoil any body of men; to hang upon the rear and flunks of a retreating army, or to interrupt operations at a siege by repeated attacks upon the besiegers.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harass in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harass in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of harass in a Sentence

  1. Raja Shafqat Khan:

    As a policy, we do not harass Afghan refugees.

  2. John Kline:

    Instead of advancing a plan to help stop union intimidation and coercion, the board is making it easier for labor bosses to harass employees and their families.

  3. Gloria Allred:

    This action sends an important message to Jenny Sushe and to other boxers that the California Athletic Commission will take quick action to suspend boxers who sexually harass members of the public in California and that sexual harassment will not be tolerated in our state.

  4. Mohammed Aqil Qureshi:

    This is a political decision, they want to gratify the Hindus and harass the Muslims.

  5. Geoff LeBaron:

    People just adore them, when people harass them, it's to the detriment of the birds. It can cause them to spend more energy and push them over the edge. If they are starving already, it can cause them to starve to death.

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Translations for harass

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  • مArabic
  • জ্বালাতন করাBengali
  • molestar, fastiguejar, vexarCatalan, Valencian
  • verfolgen, belästigenGerman
  • uuvuttaa, kiusata, hätyyttää, vainota, väsyttääFinnish
  • harcelerFrench
  • sàraichScottish Gaelic
  • assillare, molestare, incalzare, vessare, tartassare, tormentare, stancare, infastidire, indebolireItalian
  • prześladować, dręczyć, nękać, gnębićPolish
  • molestar, incomodarPortuguese
  • изнурять, утомлять, досаждать, беспокоитьRussian
  • scrandi, tourmeter, soyî, hoder, peler, nåjhiWalloon

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