harbour - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
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