Definitions for harass
həˈræs, ˈhær əs; ˈhær əs; həˈræsha·rass
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word harass.
harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeverb
annoy continually or chronically
"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
exhaust by attacking repeatedly
"harass the enemy"
To fatigue or to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts.
To annoy endlessly or systematically; to molest.
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
The men of Judah, to prevent
The harass of their land, beset me round. John Milton, Agonist.
To weary; to fatigue; to tire with labour and uneasiness.
Etymology: harasser, French, from harasse, a heavy buckler, according to Du Cauge Cange .
These troops came to the army but the day before, harassed with a long and wearisome march. Francis Bacon, War with Spain.
Our walls are thinly mann’d, our best men slain;
The rest, an heartless number, spent with watching,
And harass’d out with duty. John Dryden, Spanish Fryar.
Nature oppress’d, and harass’d out with care,
Sinks down to rest. Joseph Addison, Cato.
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
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.
The numerical value of harass in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of harass in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
You can't detain and harass someone who doesn't exist in the republic, if there were such people in the Chechen republic, law enforcement wouldn't have a problem with them because their relatives would send them to a place of no return.
As a point of reference, in 2008 no major candidate even supported decriminalization when asked in a debate, and our movement had to chase them around New Hampshire and repeatedly harass them just to garner pledges to stop federal raids on state-legal medical marijuana patients.
We think that was a pretense to harass her.
We have to change this believe for our next generation to understand that nobody has right to harass or hurt others.
CLEAT has no sympathy for those who seek to harass and interfere with police officers while they’re doing their jobs.
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- জ্বালাতন করাBengali
- fastiguejar, vexar, molestarCatalan, Valencian
- belästigen, verfolgenGerman
- kiusata, vainota, hätyyttää, väsyttää, uuvuttaaFinnish
- sàraichScottish Gaelic
- stancare, indebolire, infastidire, tormentare, tartassare, vessare, incalzare, molestare, assillareItalian
- prześladować, dręczyć, nękać, gnębićPolish
- molestar, incomodarPortuguese
- утомлять, изнурять, беспокоить, досаждатьRussian
- hoder, tourmeter, peler, soyî, nåjhi, scrandiWalloon
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