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English noun: harbor

1. harbor (location) a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo


Synonymsharbour, haven, seaport


Broader (hypernym)port


Narrower (hyponym)coaling station, port of call


Instance hyponymBoston Harbor, Caesarea, Pearl Harbor


Part holonymanchorage, anchorage ground, dock, dockage, docking facility, landing, landing place


Part meronymseafront

2. harbor (artifact) a place of refuge and comfort and security


Synonymsharbour


Broader (hypernym)asylum, refuge, sanctuary


English verb: harbor

1. harbor (emotion) maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)


SamplesBear a grudge.
Entertain interesting notions.
Harbor a resentment.


Synonymsentertain, harbour, hold, nurse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)experience, feel

2. harbor (stative) secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)


Synonymsharbour


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)shelter

3. harbor (possession) keep in one's possession; of animals


Synonymsharbour


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hold on, keep

4. harbor (perception) hold back a thought or feeling about


SamplesShe is harboring a grudge against him.


Synonymsharbour, shield


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide









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