harm - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] 

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/hɑː(r)m/
present tense
I/you/we/theyharm
he/she/itharms
present participleharming
past tenseharmed
past participleharmed
  1. to injure, damage, or have a bad effect on someone or something

    He was not the type to deliberately harm his child.

    Publication of those documents would harm the national interest.

    The government insists that the dam will not harm the environment.