Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun harbour

2 senses of harbour

Sense 1
seaport, haven, harbor, harbour -- (a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo)
       => port -- (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

Sense 2
harbor, harbour -- (a place of refuge and comfort and security)
       => refuge, sanctuary, asylum -- (a shelter from danger or hardship)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb harbour

4 senses of harbour

Sense 1
harbor, harbour -- (secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals))
       => shelter -- (provide shelter for; "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people")

Sense 2
harbor, harbour -- (keep in one's possession; of animals)
       => keep, hold on -- (retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married")

Sense 3
harbor, harbour, shield -- (hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him")
       => hide, conceal -- (prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money")

Sense 4
harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurse -- (maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment")
       => feel, experience -- (undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret")

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