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harbor

noun

1 harbor

A sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo.

synonyms: harbour, haven, seaport.

Roget 666: refuge, sanctuary, retreat, fastness; acropolis; keep, last resort; ward; prison etc. 752; asylum, ark, ... show more

Roget 189: abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, ... show more

Roget 292: arrival, advent; landing; debarkation, disembarkation; reception, welcome, vin d'honneur [Fr.].    home, goal, goalpost; landing place, landing stage; bunder; ... show more

Dutch: haven, zeehaven
Polish: port morski



2 harbor

A place of refuge and comfort and security.

synonym: harbour.

verb

1 harbor

Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings):
— Harbor a resentment.

synonyms: entertain, harbour, hold, nurse.

Dutch: koesteren

2 harbor

Secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals).

synonym: harbour.

Dutch: haven

3 harbor

Keep in one's possession; of animals.

synonym: harbour.

4 harbor

Hold back a thought or feeling about:
— She is harboring a grudge against him.

synonyms: harbour, shield.


Moby thesaurus: accommodate, anchorage, anchorage ground, arm, armlet, armor, asylum, basin, bay, bayou, bear, bed, belt, berth, bestow, bight, billet, board, boca, bosom ... show more.

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