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Harbor meaning

harbor - 13 dictionary results

  1. 1. a place of refuge and comfort and security
  2. 2. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
  3. 3. maintain ( a theory, thoughts, or feelings); " bear a grudge"; " entertain interesting notions"; " harbor a resentment"
  4. 4. hold back a thought or feeling about; " She is harboring a grudge against him"
  5. 5. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter.
  6. 6. Specif.: A lodging place; an inn.
  7. 7. The mansion of a heavenly body.
  8. 8. A portion of a sea, a lake, or other large body of water, either landlocked or artificially protected so as to be a place of safety for vessels in stormy weather; a port or haven.
  9. 9. A mixing box materials.
  10. 10. To afford lodging to; to enter as guest; to receive; to give a refuge to; indulge or cherish ( a thought or feeling, esp. an ill thought).
  11. 11. To lodge, or abide for a time; to take shelter, as in a harbor.
  12. 12. A refuge; haven for ships.
  13. 13. To lodge; entertain.

harbor - examples of usage

  1. As we ran into the harbor, the people Who were watching cheered themselves hoarse. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. When eradication is undertaken, all the cattle, and also the horses and mules if they harbor ticks, are treated regularly every two weeks during the part of the year that the temperature is favorable to treatment, until the ticks have disappeared. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. " One is that there isn't any harbor here. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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