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Synonyms for harbour
ˈhɑr bər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seaport, haven, harbor, harbour(noun)

    a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

    Synonyms:
    haven, harbor, seaport, oasis

  2. harbor, harbour(noun)

    a place of refuge and comfort and security

    Synonyms:
    seaport, harbor, haven

  3. harbor, harbour(verb)

    secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)

    Synonyms:
    nurse, harbor, shield, entertain, hold

  4. harbor, harbour(verb)

    keep in one's possession; of animals

    Synonyms:
    nurse, harbor, shield, entertain, hold

  5. harbor, harbour, shield(verb)

    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, nurse(verb)

    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. Fox News Parker:

    We know that terrorists based in Syria harbour... ambitions towards the UK - trying to direct attacks against our country, and exhorting extremists here to act independently.

  2. Catherine Novelli:

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

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Limitations do not exist actually unless and until you harbour them within your own thoughts. That is to say, you can only be limited by your own thoughts, (mark you). -Emeasoba George

  4. Will Harbour:

    Will Harbour's very Russian in a way that Hopper's very American.

  5. The Buddha:

    He abused me, he beat me, he defeated me, he robbed me,"--in those who do not harbour such thoughts hatred will cease.

Images & Illustrations of harbour

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    • B. Contradictory
    • C. Ignorant
    • D. Demented

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