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. Naiyana Supapung from the Teeranat:

    We have to change this believe for our next generation to understand that nobody has right to harass or hurt others.

  2. Communications Salleh Said Keruak:

    It is an offence ... to upload any comment, request, suggestion or other communication which is obscene, indecent, false, menacing or offensive in character with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass another person.

  3. Michelle Wolfs:

    These politicians, these people that we’re expected to be civil to, our public servants that we elected to do a job… they work for us, you can’t just casually harass these people. You have to insult them specifically.

  4. Smart Joel:

    Police officers will stop you and then get you arrested. Extort money from you and begin to call you names, that is not what the law talks about. They tend to harass.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The nexus between the wolf and the jackal to jointly harass the mammals got exposed several years back, but they still continue to play the old divide and rule game to accuse & blame each other for the atrocity and injustice on animals just to make lame claim that they are in opposition of each other. When both are seen partying together or at the same place, their crony partner fox comes to their rescue and talks through its channel that see they are not talking or looking at each other and upon this only foolish animals clap and cheer.

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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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