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Synonyms for harass
həˈræs, ˈhær əs; ˈhær əs; həˈræs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke(verb)

    annoy continually or chronically

    "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

    Synonyms:
    stimulate, harry, kick up, beset, provoke, hassle, set upon, chevy, chivy, kindle, arouse, enkindle, evoke, call forth, molest, elicit, incrust, encrust, chivvy, ravage, chevvy, plague, blight, fire, raise

  2. harass(verb)

    exhaust by attacking repeatedly

    "harass the enemy"

    Synonyms:
    chevvy, molest, hassle, chivy, plague, provoke, chevy, beset, harry, chivvy

Wiktionary

  1. harass(verb)

    Synonyms:
    chevy, chivvy, chivy, harry, hassle, molest, provoke, beset, plague, chevvy

  2. harass(verb)

    To fatigue or to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts.

    Synonyms:
    harry, hassle, chivy, chevvy, chevy, beset, chivvy, molest, provoke, plague

  3. harass(verb)

    To annoy endlessly or systematically; to molest.

    Synonyms:
    plague, hassle, chivvy, harry, chevvy, chevy, molest, chivy, provoke, beset

  4. harass(verb)

    To put excessive burdens upon; to subject to anxieties.

    Nazis and their sympathizers harassed Jews and Gypsies in the early 1940s.

    Synonyms:
    chivy, harry, plague, molest, beset, chevy, provoke, hassle, chevvy, chivvy

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. harass

    To tire is to reduce strength in any degree by exertion; one may be tired just enough to make rest pleasant, or even unconsciously tired, becoming aware of the fact only when he ceases the exertion; or, on the other hand, he may be, according to the common phrase, "too tired to stir;" but for this extreme condition the stronger words are commonly used. One who is fatigued suffers from a conscious and painful lack of strength as the result of some overtaxing; an invalid may be fatigued with very slight exertion; when one is wearied, the painful lack of strength is the result of long-continued demand or strain; one is exhausted when the strain has been so severe and continuous as utterly to consume the strength, so that further exertion is for the time impossible. One is fagged by drudgery; he is jaded by incessant repetition of the same act until it becomes increasingly difficult or well-nigh impossible; as, a horse is jaded by a long and unbroken journey.

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, fag, fatigue, jade, tire, wear out, weary

    Antonyms:
    invigorate, recreate, refresh, relax, relieve, repose, rest, restore

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. harass

    Synonyms:
    weary, annoy, fatigue, jade, tease, irritate, chafe, molest, worry, vex, harrow, pester, tora, ent, tire, perplex, distress

    Antonyms:
    refresh, comfort, solace, relieve, soothe, animate, inspirit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. harass(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fatigue, tire, weary, fag, jade, exhaust, tire out, KNOCK UP

  2. harass(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    vex, plague, worry, tease, distress, trouble, molest, disturb, harry, drive from pillar to post

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. harass(v)

    Synonyms:
    fatigue, tire, weary, annoy, vex, torment, perplex, distress, persecute, worry, bother

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "harass":

    badger, stalk, hassle

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How to use harass in a sentence?

  1. George Takei:

    Men who improperly harass or assault do not do so because they are gay or straight -- that is a deflection, they do so because they have the power, and they chose to abuse it. Brunton told The Hollywood Reporter that he doesn’t.

  2. Park Ju-gun:

    Elliott will continue to harass Samsung.

  3. Taylor Swift:

    My advice is that you do not blame yourself and do not accept the blame others will try to place on you, you should not be blamed for waiting 15 minutes, 15 days or 15 years to report sexual assault or harassment, or for the outcome of what happens to a person after or she makes the choice to sexually harass or assault you.

  4. The Hollywood Reporter:

    I didnt grope anybody. I might have kissed somebody on the cheek to say goodbye and then licked them. Thats my thing I licked Carrie Fisher at a roast. Its me being funny. Im not trying to sexually harass people.

  5. Raja Shafqat Khan:

    As a policy, we do not harass Afghan refugees.


Translations for harass

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  • مArabic
  • জ্বালাতন করাBengali
  • molestar, fastiguejar, vexarCatalan, Valencian
  • verfolgen, belästigenGerman
  • uuvuttaa, kiusata, hätyyttää, vainota, väsyttääFinnish
  • harcelerFrench
  • sàraichScottish Gaelic
  • assillare, molestare, incalzare, vessare, tartassare, tormentare, stancare, infastidire, indebolireItalian
  • prześladować, dręczyć, nękać, gnębićPolish
  • molestar, incomodarPortuguese
  • изнурять, утомлять, досаждать, беспокоитьRussian
  • scrandi, tourmeter, soyî, hoder, peler, nåjhiWalloon

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