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Synonyms for harbour
ˈhɑr bərhar·bour

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Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 2 votes

  1. seaport, haven, harbor, harbournoun

    a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

    Synonyms:
    haven, harbor, seaport, oasis

  2. harbor, harbournoun

    a place of refuge and comfort and security

    Synonyms:
    seaport, harbor, haven

  3. harbor, harbourverb

    secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)

    Synonyms:
    nurse, harbor, shield, entertain, hold

  4. harbor, harbourverb

    keep in one's possession; of animals

    Synonyms:
    nurse, harbor, shield, entertain, hold

  5. harbor, harbour, shieldverb

    hold back a thought or feeling about

    "She is harboring a grudge against him"

    Synonyms:
    screen, nurse, harbor, shield, entertain, hold

  6. harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurseverb

    maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)

    "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"

    Synonyms:
    accommodate, book, retain, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, defend, take hold, bind, suck, deem, hold up, toy with, arrest, breastfeed, take, have, concord, think about, check, make, take for, go for, throw, defy, control, harbor, keep, suckle, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, curb, hold, lactate, confine, have got, restrain, wet-nurse, withstand, agree, hold in, flirt with, halt, contain, think of, concur, maintain, guard, shield, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, admit, obtain, declare, give suck, bear

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How to use harbour in a sentence?

  1. Catherine Novelli:

    We are very optimistic that we are going to be able to come to an agreement soon on Safe Harbour.

  2. William Shedd:

    A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.

  3. Roberto Speranza:

    We finally see land, we have a clear route to a safe harbour... It seems likely that from January we will have the first vaccines.

  4. Commerce Penny Pritzker:

    I hope then that means we're done and we have resolved this problem because it is costing a lot of money predominantly to ... small and medium-sized businesses that depend on Safe Harbour.

  5. Clara Bain:

    My friends are missing, a few of my cousins are missing over there, five in total, they lived in Marsh Harbour, everyone on the islands are missing someone, it's really devastating.


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