Harm appears in the following tongue twister:
- Come, come,
Stay calm, stay calm,
No need for alarm,
It only hums,
It doesn't harm.
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun harm:
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Definition of the noun harm
What does harm mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: harms
- any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of harm: hurt / injury / trauma
- more generic terms: health problem / ill health / unhealthiness = a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
- more specific terms:
- brain damage = injury to the brain that impairs its functions
- birth trauma = physical injury to an infant during the birth process
- blast trauma = injury caused the explosion of a bomb
- haemorrhage / hemorrhage / bleeding = 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
- contusion / bruise = 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
- electric shock = trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body
- fracture / break = breaking of hard tissue such as bone
- 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
- whiplash injury / whiplash = an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration
- wheal / wale / weal / welt = a raised mark on the skin
- lesion / wound = an injury to living tissue
- wrench / twist / pull = a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
- the occurrence of a change for the worse
- lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
- synonyms of harm: damage / impairment
- more generic words: alteration / change / modification = an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
- more specific words:
- the act of damaging something or someone
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of harm: damage / hurt / scathe
- more generic term: change of integrity = the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
- more specific words:
- impairment = damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality
- disfiguration / disfigurement / defacement / mutilation = the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something
- wounding / wound = the act of inflicting a wound
- burn = damage inflicted by fire
- defloration = an act that despoils the innocence or beauty of something
Alternative definition of the noun harm
- Injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune.
- That which causes injury, damage, or loss.
Definition of the verb harm
What does harm mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: harmed | harming | harms
- cause or do harm to
Alternative definition of the verb harm
- To cause injury to another; to hurt; to cause damage to something.
- Harm a.k.a. Hank Williams: Hiram King "Hank" Williams, Sr. was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Regarded as one of the most significant and influential singers and songwriters of the 20th Century, Williams recorded 35 singles that would place in the Top 10 of the Billboard Country & Western Best Sellers chart, including 11 that ranked number one.
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- Harm a.k.a. Harmony Korine is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, author and occasional actor. He is best known for writing Kids and for directing Spring Breakers, Gummo, Julien Donkey-Boy and Mister Lonely. His film Trash Humpers premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and won the main prize, the DOX Award, at CPH:DOX in November 2009. His film Spring Breakers was released in 2013.
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- Harm a.k.a. Harmony Lucas is the son of Susan Saint James.
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Harm is a musical group.
- albums: "Devil", "Demonic Alliance"
Harm is a fictional supervillain in the DC Comics universe. He first appeared in Young Justice #4.
- "Harm" is a musical album of The Telescopes.
- released on
- "Harm" is a musical single of Alistair Albrecht.
- released on (5 years ago)
- "Harm" is a musical album of The Knell.
- released on (8 years ago)
Harm is a moral and legal concept.
Phrases with Harm
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Harm
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Ad Cogitavit (2011)
A Collection of Rational Thought by Isy Perez
The second harm is that marijuana can be a gateway drug as it will lead to people taking LSD and heroine. This is a poorly drawn conclusion as any data collected to prove this point can easily be nullified with the simple argument that the type ...
Law and Neuroscience (2011)
Current Legal Issues by Michael Freeman
Emotional harm is a legal,2 not a scientific, concept, but one that relates closely to cognitive or mental disorders identified by the medical community. The medical field recognizes the physiological aspect of mental disorders. The Diagnostic.
Health and Quality of Life (2002)
Philosophical, Medical, and Cultural Aspects by Gerhard Aumuller
Harm is a condition where a person is bad off, not where a person is worse off than another. You can be worse off but still...
Harm means something below a certain threshold, not merely to lack what is normal. BASIC ABILITIES To cut a long ...
With few exceptions, sexual harm is an offense committed by an individual. The point of intervention, then, is each and every...
by John Harris, Vicky White
'harm' means ill-treatment or the impairment of health or development, ...
by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic
Lloyd Harm reduction principles have most frequently been applied to programs addressing substance use and abuse, including alcohol, prescription drugs, and illicit drugs, and safer sex. It is a pragmatic approach to addressing risky ...
by Melissa Hope Ditmore
Much like humanistic psychology, harm reduction advocates take a nonjudgmental, empathetic stance, which is considered a prerequisite for maximum impact. This functions to achieve a better understanding of the individual's world and the ...
by Daniel J. Christie
deliberate harm where private gain overrides public responsibility, and (3) harm resulting indirectly from complex collaborations – witting or unwitting ...
by William H. New
Since category 2 is the one that is most difficult to define, much attention has been focused on the possible interpretations of the crucial term 'substantial risk of harm.' Harm to women and to women's equality and dignity is mentioned as one of ...
Mongolian English Dictionary (2013)
misfortune, bad luck, trouble,harm, ~болох to be anuisance, to become a burden,to be the causeof trouble, ~болоход unfortunately, ~ газар дороос, ...
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- Harm Meaning
Video shows what harm means. Injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune.. That which causes injury, damage, or loss.. harm pronunciation. How to pronounce ...
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- Harm's way Meaning
Video shows what harm's way means. A place or course of danger.. Harm's way Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say harm's way.
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Video made to educate ESL students about the rule at UISGZ about gossip and rumours.
- Michelle 2004 Language Harm poetry Reading at Eye Drum
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Scrabble value of H4A1R1M3
The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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