Harm



[hahrm] /hɑrm/

noun
1.
physical injury or mental damage; hurt:
to do him bodily harm.
2.
moral injury; evil; wrong.
verb (used with object)
3.
to do or cause harm to; injure; damage; hurt:
to harm one’s reputation.
[hahrm] /hɑrm/
noun, Military.
1.
a U.S. air-to-surface missile designed to detect and destroy radar sites by homing on their emissions.
/hɑːm/
noun
1.
physical or mental injury or damage
2.
moral evil or wrongdoing
verb
3.
(transitive) to injure physically, morally, or mentally
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.”
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.
high-speed antiradiation missile
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