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harm

 (härm)
n.
1. Physical or psychological damage or injury: The storm did great harm to the crops.
2. Immoral or unjust effects: They made a mistake and meant no harm.
tr.v. harmed, harm·ing, harms
To do harm to: pollutants that harm the environment; people who were harmed in the accident.

[Middle English, from Old English hearm.]

harm

(hɑːm)
n
1. physical or mental injury or damage
2. moral evil or wrongdoing
vb
(tr) to injure physically, morally, or mentally
[Old English hearm; related to Old Norse harmr grief, Old High German harm injury, Old Slavonic sramǔ disgrace]
ˈharmer n

harm

(hɑrm)

n.
1. injury or damage; hurt: to do someone bodily harm.
2. moral injury; evil; wrong.
v.t.
3. to do or cause harm to; injure; damage; hurt: to harm one's reputation.
Idioms:
in or out of harm's way, in or out of a hazardous situation.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English hearm, c. Old Saxon, Old High German harm, Old Norse harmr]
harm′er, n.

harm


Past participle: harmed
Gerund: harming

Imperative
harm
harm
Present
I harm
you harm
he/she/it harms
we harm
you harm
they harm
Preterite
I harmed
you harmed
he/she/it harmed
we harmed
you harmed
they harmed
Present Continuous
I am harming
you are harming
he/she/it is harming
we are harming
you are harming
they are harming
Present Perfect
I have harmed
you have harmed
he/she/it has harmed
we have harmed
you have harmed
they have harmed
Past Continuous
I was harming
you were harming
he/she/it was harming
we were harming
you were harming
they were harming
Past Perfect
I had harmed
you had harmed
he/she/it had harmed
we had harmed
you had harmed
they had harmed
Future
I will harm
you will harm
he/she/it will harm
we will harm
you will harm
they will harm
Future Perfect
I will have harmed
you will have harmed
he/she/it will have harmed
we will have harmed
you will have harmed
they will have harmed
Future Continuous
I will be harming
you will be harming
he/she/it will be harming
we will be harming
you will be harming
they will be harming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been harming
you have been harming
he/she/it has been harming
we have been harming
you have been harming
they have been harming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been harming
you will have been harming
he/she/it will have been harming
we will have been harming
you will have been harming
they will have been harming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been harming
you had been harming
he/she/it had been harming
we had been harming
you had been harming
they had been harming
Conditional
I would harm
you would harm
he/she/it would harm
we would harm
you would harm
they would harm
Past Conditional
I would have harmed
you would have harmed
he/she/it would have harmed
we would have harmed
you would have harmed
they would have harmed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harm - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.harm - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
health problem, ill health, unhealthiness - a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
brain damage - injury to the brain that impairs its functions (especially permanently); can be caused by trauma to the head, infection, hemorrhage, inadequate oxygen, genetic abnormality, etc.
birth trauma - physical injury to an infant during the birth process
blast trauma - injury caused the explosion of a bomb (especially in enclosed spaces)
bleeding, haemorrhage, hemorrhage - the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
blunt trauma - injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)
bruise, contusion - an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
bump - a lump on the body caused by a blow
burn - an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
dislocation - a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
electric shock - trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning); usually involves burns and abnormal heart rhythm and unconsciousness
fracture, break - breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
cryopathy, frostbite - destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene
intravasation - entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel
penetrating injury, penetrating trauma - injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body
pinch - an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
rupture - state of being torn or burst open
insect bite, sting, bite - a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
strain - injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain
whiplash, whiplash injury - an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
wale, weal, welt, wheal - a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
wound, lesion - an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
wrench, pull, twist - a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
2.harm - the occurrence of a change for the worseharm - the occurrence of a change for the worse
alteration, change, modification - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
detriment, hurt - a damage or loss
deformation, distortion - a change for the worse
ravel, ladder, run - a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"
3.harm - the act of damaging something or someone
change of integrity - the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
impairment - damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality
defacement, disfiguration, disfigurement - the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something; "the defacement of an Italian mosaic during the Turkish invasion"; "he objected to the dam's massive disfigurement of the landscape"
wounding, wound - the act of inflicting a wound
burn - damage inflicted by fire
defloration - an act that despoils the innocence or beauty of something
Verb1.harm - cause or do harm to; "These pills won't harm your system"
injure, wound - cause injuries or bodily harm to
sicken - make sick or ill; "This kind of food sickens me"

harm

verb
1. injure, hurt, wound, abuse, molest, ill-treat, maltreat, lay a finger on, ill-use The hijackers seemed anxious not to harm anyone.
injure heal, cure
2. damage, hurt, ruin, mar, spoil, impair, blemish a warning that the product may harm the environment
noun
1. injury, suffering, damage, ill, hurt, distress a release of radioactivity which would cause harm
3. sin, wrong, evil, wickedness, immorality, iniquity, sinfulness, vice There was no harm in keeping the money.
sin good, goodness, righteousness
in or out of harm's way in or out of danger, in or out of the firing line They were never told how they'd been put in harm's way.

harm

noun
The action or result of inflicting loss or pain:
verb
To spoil the soundness or perfection of:
Translations
ضَرَر، أذىيَضُرُيَضُر، يُؤْذي
ublížitzloškoda
skade
vahingoittaa
ozlijediti
særa, meiîaskaîi
害する
해치다
į saugesnę vietąnekaltainekaltasnekaltumasnekenksmingai
darīt ļaunuIt’ll do you no harmkaitējumskaitētļaunums
ublíženieublížiť
poškodovatiškodaškodovati
skada
ทำอันตราย
làm hại

harm

[hɑːm]
A. Ndaño m, mal m, perjuicio m
to do sb harmhacer daño a algn (fig) → perjudicar a algn
it does more harm than goodes peor el remedio que la enfermedad
the harm is done nowel daño or mal ya está hecho
don't worry, no harm doneno te preocupes, no ha sido nada
there's no harm in tryingnada se pierde con probar
I see no harm in thatno veo nada en contra de eso
he means no harmno tiene malas intenciones
out of harm's waya salvo, fuera de peligro
to keep out of harm's wayevitar el peligro
we moved the car out of harm's wayquitamos el coche de en medio, movimos el coche a un lugar seguro
B. VT [+ person] → hacer daño a, hacer mal a; [+ health, reputation, interests] → perjudicar; [+ crops] → dañar, estropear
C. VIsufrir daños
will it harm in the rain?¿lo estropeará la lluvia?
it won't harm for thateso no le hará daño

harm

[ˈhɑːrm]
nmal m
to do sth harm → nuire à qch
to do sb harm → faire du mal à qn
to cause harm → provoquer des dégâts
to cause harm to sth → nuire à qch
to cause harm to sb [person] → porter préjudice à qn; [substance, chemical] → être nocif/ive à qn
to do more harm than good → faire plus de mal que de bien
no harm done! → il n'y a pas de mal!
to come to no harm
You'll come to no harm → Il ne t'arrivera rien.
to mean no harm → ne pas avoir de mauvaises intentions
there's no harm in trying → on peut toujours essayer
it wouldn't do any harm for sb to do sth
It wouldn't do any harm for you to get an answerphone → Tu ferais mieux de t'acheter un répondeur.
out of harm`s way [person] → à l'abri du danger; [object] → en lieu sûr grievous bodily harm
vt
[+ person] [person] → faire du mal à; [substance, chemical] → être nocif/ive pour; [+ object, fabric] → endommager; [+ environment] → nuire à; [+ company, industry, economy] → nuire à; [+ reputation] → nuire à; [+ relationship] → nuire à
I didn't mean to harm you → Je ne voulais pas vous faire de mal.
Chemicals harm the environment → Les produits chimiques nuisent à l'environnement.
to harm sb's chances → diminuer les chances de qn

harm

n (bodily) → Verletzung f; (= material damage, to relations, psychological)Schaden m; to do harm to somebodyjdm eine Verletzung/jdm Schaden zufügen; to do harm to somethingeiner Sache (dat)schaden; you could do somebody/yourself harm with that knifemit dem Messer können Sie jemanden/sich verletzen; the blow didn’t do him any harmder Schlag hat ihm nichts getan or ihn nicht verletzt; a bit of exercise never did anyone any harmein bisschen Sport hat noch niemandem geschadet; he never did anyone any harmer hat keiner Fliege jemals etwas zuleide or zu Leide getan; he did his reputation quite a lot of harm with his TV appearanceer hat seinem Ruf mit diesem Fernsehauftritt ziemlich geschadet; you will come to no harmes wird Ihnen nichts geschehen; I’ll make sure no harm comes to himich werde dafür sorgen, dass ihm nichts passiert or geschieht; it will do more harm than goodes wird mehr schaden als nützen; it won’t do you any harmes wird dir nicht schaden; I see no harm in the odd cigaretteich finde nichts dabei, wenn man ab und zu eine Zigarette raucht; to mean no harmes nicht böse meinen; I don’t mean him any harmich meine es nicht böse mit ihm; (bodily, = not offend) → ich will ihm nicht wehtun; no harm donees ist nichts Schlimmes passiert; there’s no harm in asking/tryinges kann nicht schaden, zu fragen/es zu versuchen; there’s no harm in me putting a word in for him, is there?es kann doch nichts schaden, wenn ich ein gutes Wort für ihn einlege, oder?; where’s or what’s the harm in that?was kann denn das schaden?; to keep or stay out of harm’s waydie Gefahr meiden, der Gefahr (dat)aus dem Weg gehen; you stay here out of harm’s waydu bleibst schön hier, in Sicherheit; I’ve put those tablets in the cupboard out of harm’s wayich habe die Tabletten im Schrank in Sicherheit gebracht
vt personverletzen; thing, environmentschaden (+dat); sb’s interests, relations, reputation etcschaden (+dat), → abträglich sein (+dat); don’t harm the childrentu den Kindern nichts (an); it wouldn’t harm you to be a little more politees würde nicht(s) schaden, wenn du ein bisschen höflicher wärest

harm

[hɑːm]
1. n (gen) → male m; (damage) → danno
to do sb harm → far del male a qn
to do harm to (reputation, interests) → danneggiare
out of harm's way → al sicuro
to keep out of harm's way → tenersi alla larga
there's no harm in trying → tentar non nuoce
it does more harm than good → fa più male che bene
you will come to no harm → non ti succederà nulla
he means no harm → non ha nessuna cattiva intenzione
he meant no harm by what he said → non l'ha detto con cattiveria
2. vt (person) → far male a; (reputation, interests, health) → danneggiare, nuocere a; (object, crops) → danneggiare

harm

(haːm) noun
damage; injury; distress. I'll make sure you come to no harm; He meant no harm; It'll do you no harm to go.
verb
to cause (a person) harm. There's no need to be frightened – he won't harm you.
ˈharmful adjective
doing harm. Medicines can be harmful if you take too much of them.
ˈharmless adjective
not dangerous or liable to cause harm. Don't be frightened of that snake – it's harmless.
ˈharmlessly adverb
ˈharmlessness noun
out of harm's way
in a safe place. I'll put this glass vase out of harm's way, so that it doesn't get broken.

harm

يَضُرُ ublížit skade schaden βλάπτω hacer daño vahingoittaa nuire ozlijediti danneggiare 害する 해치다 kwaad doen skade zaszkodzić prejudicar вредить skada ทำอันตราย zarar vermek làm hại 伤害

harm

n. daño, mal, perjuicio;
v. dañar, perjudicar.

harm

n daño; vt dañar, hacer daño
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