What is the meaning of harbor?

noun

  • A sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo.
  • A place of refuge and comfort and security.

verb

  • Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings. )
    • usage: "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
  • Secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals.
  • Keep in one's possession; of animals.
  • Hold back a thought or feeling about.
    • usage: "She is harboring a grudge against him"
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APAWordNet. (2010). harbor. Retrieved October 20, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/harbor/definitions/1204705
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MLAWordNet. "harbor" 23 October 2010. Web. 20 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/harbor/definitions/1204705>
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