harbour - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈhɑː(r)bə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theyharbour
he/she/itharbours
present participleharbouring
past tenseharboured
past participleharboured
  1. 1
    to keep a particular thought or feeling in your mind for a long time

    The opposition accused him of harbouring secret plans to take the country to war.

    He still harboured doubts about her real intentions.

  2. 2
    to protect someone who has done something wrong