harms








noun

  1. physical injury or mental damage; hurt: to do him bodily harm.
  2. moral injury; evil; wrong.

verb (used with object)

  1. to do or cause harm to; injure; damage; hurt: to harm one’s reputation.

noun Military.

  1. a U.S. air-to-surface missile designed to detect and destroy radar sites by homing on their emissions.

noun

  1. physical or mental injury or damage
  2. moral evil or wrongdoing

verb

  1. (tr) to injure physically, morally, or mentally
v.

Old English hearmian “to hurt” (see harm (n.)). It has ousted Old English skeþþan “scathe” in all but a few senses. Related: Harmed; harming.

n.

Old English hearm “hurt, evil, grief, pain, insult,” from Proto-Germanic *harmaz (cf. Old Saxon harm, Old Norse harmr, Old Frisian herm “insult; pain,” Old High German harm, German Harm “grief, sorrow, harm”), from PIE *kormo- “pain.”

see do one wrong (harm); out of harm’s way.

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