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harm

 
 
pronunciation:
harm
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: injury or hurt.
Although he fell a long way, no harm came to the child.
synonyms:
injury
antonyms:
benefit
similar words:
damage, hurt, ill, trauma
definition 2: wrong or evil.
He did great harm by lying to us.
synonyms:
evil
antonyms:
good
similar words:
ill, vice
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: harms, harming, harmed
definition: to hurt or damage.
Too much sun can harm the skin.
synonyms:
damage, hurt, injure
antonyms:
benefit, protect
similar words:
impair, punish, wound
derivation: harmed (adj.)