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Synonyms for harbor

Synonyms for (noun) harbor

Synonyms: harbor, harbour Definition: a place of refuge and comfort and security

Similar words: refuge, sanctuary, asylum Definition: a shelter from danger or hardship

Synonyms: seaport, harbor, harbour, haven Definition: a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo

Similar words: port Definition: a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

Synonyms for (verb) harbor

Synonyms: entertain, hold, harbor, harbour, nurse Definition: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings) Usage: bear a grudge; entertain interesting notions; harbor a resentment

Similar words: feel, experience Definition: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind Usage: She felt resentful; He felt regret

Synonyms: shield, harbor, harbour Definition: hold back a thought or feeling about Usage: She is harboring a grudge against him

Similar words: hide, conceal Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money

Synonyms: harbor, harbour Definition: keep in one's possession; of animals

Similar words: hold on, keep Definition: retain possession of Usage: Can I keep my old stuffed animals?; She kept her maiden name after she married

Synonyms: harbor, harbour Definition: secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)

Similar words: shelter Definition: provide shelter for Usage: After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people