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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harm  \Harm\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Harmed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Harming}.]  [OE.  harmen,  AS  hearmian  See  {Harm},  n.] 
  To  hurt;  to  injure;  to  damage;  to  wrong 
 
  Though  yet  he  never  harmed  me  --Shak. 
 
  No  ground  of  enmity  between  us  known  Why  he  should  mean 
  me  ill  or  seek  to  harm.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harm  \Harm\,  n.  [OE.  harm,  hearm,  AS  hearm;  akin  to  OS  harm, 
  G.  harm  grief,  Icel.  harmr,  Dan.  harme,  Sw  harm;  cf  OSlav. 
  &  Russ.  sram'  shame,  Skr.  crama  toil,  fatigue.] 
  1.  Injury;  hurt;  damage;  detriment;  misfortune. 
 
  2.  That  which  causes  injury,  damage,  or  loss 
 
  We  ignorant  of  ourselves  Beg  often  our  own  harms. 
  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Mischief;  evil;  loss  injury.  See  {Mischief}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  harm 
  n  1:  any  physical  damage  to  the  body  [syn:  {injury},  {hurt},  {trauma}] 
  2:  the  occurrence  of  a  change  for  the  worse  [syn:  {damage},  {impairment}] 
  3:  the  act  of  damaging  something  or  someone  [syn:  {damage},  {hurt}, 
  {scathe}] 
  v  :  cause  or  do  harm  to 




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